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Snipe at Dawn

2006.44.674 (RS9729)

Description

Print of two birds landing or hovering at the side of a lake or pond. One bird flies higher over the other which appears to be landing. One bird is placed in the upper right part of the picture while the other bird is to the left. Tall grass and other detailed plants can be found at the lower right corner of the print, while scattered weeds are placed in the lower left. In the distance a landscape trails from side to side of the print.

Details

Maker
Ripley, Aiden Lasell, 1896-1969 (Artist)
Inscriptions
"Snipe at Dawn"
"A. Lasell Ripley" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
etchings (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
Dimensions
12 10/16 x 17 6/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.674
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
202731

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