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1971.768 (RS117761)

Description

Molded wood frame has applied gesso floral corners with scrolled gesso floral motif on sides; scene of Hudson River (?); foreground shows hill overlooking a river; on hill are man, woman and young boy (?); middle ground shows river flowing from horizon to right side of picture plane; numerous sailing ships on water; massive rocky mountains on sides of river; hazy distance; colorful late afternoon sky; sun setting behind rocks on right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
landscapes (representations)
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
PICTURE, LANDSCAPE
rising suns
River
rivers
Sailboat
sailboats
Sunset
Dimensions
23.625 x 29 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.768
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5449

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