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Painted Cornice

1991.1611 (RS80913)

Description

A rectangular panel with squared dovetails at each end and two scllops at the right top with acorn-shaped finials surmounting each scallop point. Board painted with a scene of a house, trees and a garden at the left. Gate and fence in the center, with a bridge over the river at the center right. A tavern with a sign and stagecoach approaching up the hill at the right. In oil, freehand on two pine boards.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Building Component
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
CORNICE
cornices
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
scenes (depictions)
Scenic
Dimensions
17 x 52.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1611
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3113

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