Overmantel-Landscape

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-11039

Description

Overmantel panel, originally set into paneling above a corner fireplace. Square panel with two large trees, a hunter in a long red coat and blue hat, standing beneath a tree on the far right, shooting at a running stag, at the far left; hounds chase a stag, one is attacking the injured animal. Several large birds fly above the trees. The artist is unknown.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Overmantel

Inscription

Black marks on the reverse of the upper frame and repeated on the board backing reads: 2168f.1 .

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Warren, MA, USA

Dimensions

28 x 28 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1323C

Places

Massachusetts (United States)