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Description

Rectangular format, floral arrangemnt with a large basket resting on a mahogany table. Orange tulips, mums and blue flowers with elaborate leaves and stems in deep green. Several prominent flowers are left unpainted (unfinished?). The paper is prepared with wax and white chalk. Delicate stripping in the center of several flowers appears to be executed in ink. Black frame with yellow stripe with original glass & backboard.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
In script writing in fountain pen on white paper adhered across backing reverse: Mrs. Geo. B. Frost
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
chalk
ink
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
watercolor (paint)
waxed paper
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Chalk
chalk
Ink
ink
Pencil
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
Picture
still lifes
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
waxed paper
Dimensions
9 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.821
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2604

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