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"Ipswich Marshes"

1966.2160 (RS122598)

Description

Oil on canvas; New England landscape view of a marsh; Dark foreground with flying birds; ocean and sailboats in distance with pink and blue billowing clouds. In gilt gesso frame with leaf garland outer border and inner acanthus leaf border and beaded moldings. Signed lower left with monogram "SW" in a circle.

Details

Maker
Whitman, Sarah Wyman, 1842-1904 (Artist)
Date
1887
Inscriptions
"Size____/SOLD BY/FROST & ADAMS,/NO. 37 CORNHILL, BOSTON" (printed)
"MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS/818CB/BOSTON, MASS." (printed)
"H 1070" (Painted)
Associated Building
Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.). Exhibited At Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
landscapes (representations)
oil paint (paint)
Painting
paintings (visual works)
Dimensions
21 x 25 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.2160
GUSN
65768

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