Skating Scene

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-11215

Description

Oblong rectangular format; skating scene with sleighs and skaters on ice surrouned by buildings, including a prominent church, and ships in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
paintings (visual works)
oak (wood)
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
varnishing
ice skating
Oak
Oil on Panel
Varnished
Skating
PICTURE, LANDSCAPE

Inscription

In black paint in the lower left of the image is the artist's signature: Le Vital? or Le Virit? [could be a Dutch painter]. In pencil on the upper left panel is 36754-7 . [NFL cat.card reads: FVAK [for the signature].

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12.75 x 17 x 0.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.491