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Boston from Dorchester Heights

2004.12 (RS85188)

Description

Oil painting on canvas; depicts hill in foreground that overlooks the harbor with Boston neck in the mid-ground with State House, church steeples and other building visible; several figures in foreground include three men and one woman on horseback (at PR), three shepherds and two sheep (at PL) and couple overlooking the water, sun is low in sky with pink tones; gilt ornamental frame.

Details

Maker
Attributed to De Grailly, Victor, 1804-1889 (Artist)
Shreve, Crump & Low (Vendor)
Date
ca. 1845
Inscriptions
"Lawrence #5 Legild" (handwritten)
Material
oil paint (paint)
unprimed canvas
Object type
Art
Places
France
Descriptive terms
landscapes (representations)
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
unprimed canvas
Dimensions
21 x 28 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2004.12
Credit Line
In memory of Mrs. Madeleine Tinkham Miller
GUSN
222303

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