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"Reading Nook at Vine Hill"

2014.62.3 (RS236707)

Description

Watercolor painting of a room interior. Painting depicts a tall case clock, embroidered fire screen, rocking chair with green seat cushion and a small footstool with red upholstery. Table at side of room is covered with a pink and green striped cloth and is set with a brass chamberstick, teacups, silver teapot, a copy of the "Courant", and a pair of spectacles. A framed print of George Washington hangs above the table. Painting is framed with a wide cream colored mat and plain wood frame.

Details

Maker
Beach, Frances Antoinette, 1852- (Artist)
Date
1878
Inscriptions
"F.A.B/ MAY.78" (Brown paint)
"Frances a. Beach / The Misses / Beach house / Vine Hill / West Hartfort / CT / 1878" (Blue ink on white paper label)
Location of origin
CT
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
West Hartford (Hartford county, Connecticut)
Descriptive terms
Painting
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
Dimensions
21 1/4 x 17 5/8 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.62.3
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
302825

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