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Rectangular, horizontal format print of two ducks in an autumn landscape. In crepuscular light, floating on a river with trees on the far bank rendered sketchily in earth tones. There are gray/brown ducks, one facing right, seen in profile, its mate to the right. They appear to be a type of mallard. The frame is an elaborately molded unpainted wood, with an inner band of stenciled grey paint over gilding.
prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Diagonally, in the lower left corner, painted in greyish-beige is: A. Pope, Jr. In the image's lower right, along the bottom edge, painted in beige is: Armstrong & Co., Boston . On the back of the board, along the left side in black paint (appears to have been painted before being cut down to serve as the backing) is: G. So.
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Armstrong & Co. (Printmaker)
Pope, A., Jr. (Artist)
Boston, MA, USA
13 3/4 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little