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Stromboli Landscape

2006.44.665 (RS9706)

Description

Oil painting of an island volcano surrounded by blue water, with a pink sky background in a gold wooden frame. Volcano is slightly off-center to the right and has a thin plume of smoke, which is drifting to the left. The frame is painted gold with interior leaf trim and decorated corners.

Details

Maker
Murphy, Hermann Dudley, 1867-1945 (Painter)
Walter Kimball & Co. (Dealer)
Carrig-Rohane Shop (Framer)
Date
1908
Inscriptions
"Hermann Dudley Murphy, Winchester, MA, Stromboli."
"Walter Kimball & Co. Importers and Dealers in Works of Art, 19 Arlington St., Boston"
"Carrig-Rohane 592, 1908"
Location of origin
Winchester, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
31 15/16 x 38 10/16 x 2 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.665
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
202722

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