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"Octagon Room Afternoon Sun"

2010.24.1 (RS104197)

Description

Watercolor sketch of the Octagon Room at Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Pale purple chaise longue in front of a large arched window with purple-red curtains. Dark paneled walls.

Details

Maker
Hollister, Paul M., 1918-2004 (Artist)
Date
1940-1950
Inscriptions
"OCTAGON ROOM/AFTERNOON SUN" (Handwriten in pencil, capital letters)
"Paul Hollister/done mid-to late 1940s" (Handwritten pencil script)
"Caroline---/Thought you/might like this/little sketch, done/sometime in the/40s./Paul/Where is the chaise?" (Handwritten script, black ink on Corning Hilton Inn notepaper)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Subject Beauport (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Painting
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
Dimensions
8 1/8 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.24.1
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline B. Stride
GUSN
241471

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