Block Print

Date

dated 1886

GUSN

GUSN-12709

Description

Block print of the countryside on brown paper. A stone fence, at the right, in the foreground with nearby women tending a flock of grazing sheep. A stream, at the left, leads to a small town in the distance with a windmill atop the hill. Three part wood frame with an outer edge in acanthus leaf motif and gilded dentil-type molded inner edge. Under glass with a white mat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
woodcuts (prints)
prints (visual works)
block printing (relief printing process)
glass (material)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
acanthus (motif)
country (style)
dentils
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
scenes (depictions)
Unidentified Paper
Glass
Transfer Printed
Country
Landscape
Scenic
Acanthus
Leaf
Dentil
PICTURE, LANDSCAPE

Inscription

Signed in the lower right corner: H. Pruett Share - 1886. Titled: Noon.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Possibly Share, H. Pruett (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

18 x 40 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1814

Places

New York state (United States)