View of the First Congregational Church, Essex, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1952-1959

GUSN

GUSN-11405

Description

Rectangular, horizontal format view of the First Congregational Church, Essex, Mass. (Chebacco Parish, Ipswich). Painted from the artist's house across Main St., showing the front and side of the church, with the houses of Maidee P. Polleys and others in the background. Unpainted pine frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
boards (flat objects)
churches (buildings)
scenes (depictions)
Church
Scenic
Board
Oil Paint
Painting

Inscription

Signed in white paint, in the lower right corner is: L. Elwell . Typed on a jelly label on the lower left of the cardboard back is: First Congregational church, Essex,/Mass. (Chebacco Parish, Ipswich). Fourth/church building built 1792, with Revere bell cast in 1797./Painted by Louis Elwell about 1955/when an old man, in Essex. In red pencil, upside down on the board's back is: 18x24.

Associated Building

Subject First Congregational Church,

People and Organizations

Maidee Polleys
First Congregational Church

Maker

Elwell, Louis, Mr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Essex, MA, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Al Mack

Accession Number

1992.353

Places

Massachusetts (United States)