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1991.1252 (RS21190)

Description

An almost square format, still life with a fluted blue bowl sprinkled with mica. It is filled with stenciled fruit of indeterminate kinds in yellow, pink and purple shades. In an original red-painted frame and glass.

Details

Maker
Stearns, Mary Ann H. (Maker)
Date
Sept. 1827
Inscriptions
In fancy penmanship with ink, in the center base of the picture reads: French Fruit . Also in ink in the lower right corner of the picture is: Mary Ann H. Stearns/Billerica, Sept. 1827. [NFL- the signature is very hard to read]
Location of origin
Billerica, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ink
mica (mineral)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Fruit
fruit
Ink
ink
Mica
mica (mineral)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, STILL LIFE
still lifes
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
Dimensions
14.5 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1252
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2801

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