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Two Middle Eastern Men Outside a Stone Building

2006.44.981 (RS10484)

Description

Framed photographic print of a painting depicting a scene of two Middle Eastern men outside a stone building. One man sits at the top of the stairs and plays flute. The other man is standing accross the stairs at the bottom. Behind them is a buildind with archways. The painting is signed "H. Hilliard" in the low right corner. The wood frame is surrounded by a pseudo-kufic inscription.

Details

Maker
Reproduction of Hilliard, William Henry, 1836-1905 (Painter)
Foster Brothers (Framer)
Inscriptions
"H. Hilliard" (signature in the low right corner)
"Foster BROS. Pictures and Frames. 3 Park Square, Boston 9000" (Text printed on a label)
"9000 Oriental Med" (pencil handwritten on the lower part of the frame)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Orientalism
paper (fiber product)
photographic prints
Print, Photographic
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
17 8/16 x 14 9/16 x 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.981
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222788

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