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1991.830 (RS1517)

Description

Rectangular format, small view of brown-painted "half house," with barn and trees, fence and laundry at left; women appear at upper center window and at right doorway; gilt frame with square-head nails. Simple gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Wiggin, Alfred J. (Maker)
Date
1856
Inscriptions
1. In Brown Paint at lower left of image: A J Wiggin 1856 2. In stencil and brown paint? at verso, center right: From/ J.J. Adams/ 99 (?)/ Washington St/ Boston.
Associated Building
Used At Dennison House. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
landscapes (representations)
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Painted
painting (coating)
paintings (visual works)
PICTURE, LANDSCAPE
Dimensions
12 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.830
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2612

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