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Oil Painting

1949.559 (RS119676)

Description

View of Boston Common with the State House on the right in background and Park Street Church to left. In green tones the scene pictures a large, dark tree with fence around its trunk, lawns and dirt paths, and lines of trees behind. People dot the Common paths and lawns. Naive, primitive quality.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Associated Building
Subject Boston Common. Subject Park Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Subject Boston State House. Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
gilding
oil paint (paint)
supports (artists' materials)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Folk
folk art (traditional art)
Gilded
gilding
Oil
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
paintings (visual works)
Particle Board
PICTURE
supports (artists' materials)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33.25 x 24.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.559
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7595

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