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Choir Boy, Interior of an Italian Church

2006.44.898 (RS10337)

Description

Framed watercolor painting of an interior of a church. On the left proper side, at the top is the wall, is a religious scene. Jutting out from the wall is a pulpit that is being supported by columns. Above the pulpit is an arch with more religious artwork. The floor of the building stands a choir boy in a white smock and a blue dress with his back to the viewer, holding a candlestick. On the right proper side, in front of the boy are stairs. At the top of the stairs sits three men robbed in purple.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
19th Century
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Painting
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
20 8/16 x 16 1/16 x 15/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.898
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222059

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