Fishing on Dennis Pond

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1868

GUSN

GUSN-13476

Description

Oil painting of a lake scene under a partly cloudy sky. Alfred Churchill Thacher fishes from rowboat in foreground, beach with couple in background, trees behind. Swampscott dory under sail at far right. Horse-drawn carriage and railroad embankment in sunlight in right background. Gold-painted plain molded wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
fishing
sports
Painting

Inscription

"J .W. Pierce/1868/[obscured by frame]"

Associated Person

Thacher, Alfred Churchill, 1836-1883

Maker

Pierce, J. W. (Artist)

Dimensions

32 x 40 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Miss Maria H. Thacher

Accession Number

1942.1144

Places

Yarmouth Port (Yarmouth, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)