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1991.949 (RS20837)

Description

Small oblong rectangular format of a landscape with thatched cottages in the right foreground and left middle ground; three men in large hats, one with a beard, talk on the right; more figures are visible in the field in the middle distance at the left. Oil on wood panel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Inscriptions
On a jelly label in ink on the back center of the panel is written: David [torn] Beskelboom. [could be Beckebooms or Bickeboom] Signed in the lower left corner: F V A K .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oak (wood)
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
genre
Genre Scene
Oak
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Painted
Painting
painting (coating)
paintings (visual works)
Possibly oak (wood)
Dimensions
7 x 11 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.949
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2723

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