Calm Morning, Venice

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-173508

Description

Watercolor painting with orange-sailed ship in center and domed building on right horizon. Background appears to be beige paper with light blue wash. The artisit's name in lower left corner. Frame is gold painted, flat with outside border. Original mat was textured gold painted mat board. Original backing board of thin, stained wood.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watercolors (paintings)
paintings (visual works)
watercolor (paint)
paper (fiber product)
Painting

Inscription

"Calm Morning Venice / Waiting For The TIde To Turn / George W Harvey / Annisquam - Mass," (Handwritten in pen)
"S.W.P / from / D.P. / Dec 25, 1900" (Handwritten in pen)
"Left / Fireplace / Wall Top / Breast / Living Room" (Handwritten note attached)
"37947 / J. EASTMAN CHASE / PAINTINGS AND FRAMES / 423 BOYLSTON ST. / BOSTON" (Printed label from framer)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P106
FA121

Maker

Harvey, George Wainwright, 1855-1930 (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

17 6/16 x 15 5/16 x 1 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.529

Date

ca. 1900 (Purchased December 25, 1900.)

Places

Venice (Venezia province, Veneto, Italy)
Massachusetts (United States)
Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts)