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“Road between Hamilton and Essex, Sept. 11, '72,” Edward Clarke Cabot

Description

A framed painting of a landscape showing a field with a house in the distance, a tree, and a fence presumably bordering a road from which the viewer sees the scene, all beneath a cloudy sky.

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Details

Collection Name
Original art collection
Collection Code
GC001
Dates
1872-09-11
Physical Description
1 painting ; 7 x 4.5 inches
Dimensions
4.5x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
GUSN
286017
Reference Code
GC001.USMA.General.684

Historical/Biographical Note

Edward Clarke Cabot, an architect and watercolor painter, was born in Boston in April, 1818, and died in January, 1901. Cabot designed the new building for the Boston Athenaeum between 1847 and 1849, and he exhibited his paintings there in 1856. He was for many years a member of the Boston Art Club and the Boston Water Color Society as well as an honorary member of the American Society of Painters in Water Color.

Record details

Originator
Cabot, Edward Clarke, 1818-1901 (Painter)
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
fences
fields (ornament areas)
landscapes (representations)
trees
Material Type
watercolors (paintings)
Places
Hamilton (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Essex (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Boston Athenaeum
Location Note
framed materials storage

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