Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-12277

Description

In a wood frame, painted red on the outside edges. Gold on the front with thin red geometric, linear pattern at the corners. Beading on the inner edge. Enclosed under glass on a white mat is a black and white print. Two male nudes are sitting on a cloud with drapery and numerous putti. Background of clouds and putti in lighter greys. Baroque feeling.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
photographs
wood (plant material)
Baroque
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
cloud bands
geometric patterns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
putti (motifs)
Unidentified Paper
Glass
photographic print
Painted
Beaded
Northern Baroque
Geometric
Men
Cloud
Putti
PICTURE, ALLEGORY

Inscription

A framer's sticker on the back reads: Williams + Everett....Boston.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Williams & Everett (Framer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

17.75 x 19.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1560

Places

Massachusetts (United States)