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Painted Panel

1991.1068 (RS20805)

Description

Painted panel, possibly a fireboard; view of a sailor boy holding a parsol and a girl holding up her skirts by the shore; a large bird is overhead; a fully rigged ship is offshore; the foliage is a dull, brownish green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1725-1775
Inscriptions
Written on a jelly label with a fountain pen on the lower left of the board reverse is ""Fireboard from Warren R.I."" (the top is split off).
Associated Building
Used At Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Art
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
conditions and effects: landscape
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Oil on Panel
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
Picture
pictures (two-dimensional representations)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
20 x 37 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1068
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3282

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