Sheperdess and Her Flock

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

19th Century

GUSN

GUSN-173585

Description

A pastel drawing of a sheperdess herding her flock of sheep out of a stone building, into a pasture. The doorway lies in the middle of the scene, with the woman and sheep exiting through it. A small brown bucket appears in lower left corner. Frame is painted gold, plain smooth sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pastels (visual works)
pastels (crayons)
paper (fiber product)
Drawing

Inscription

"Bought at Barbacon / Franck in 1895 / at the Artists Studio / Taken by Stephen Phillips / as part of his share of / his grandmother's / things. Nov. 1 1927. (Handwritten note in accession file)
"Ceramano" (artist's signature)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P127
FA042

Maker

Ceramano, Charles Ferdinand, 1829-1909 (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

26 x 22 1/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.550