Classical Landscape

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1807

GUSN

GUSN-173667

Description

A large, unframed oil painting with two large trees on left side and two buildings of classical architecture on right side. Cattle and robed figures are in the foreground, a small body of water and bridge in the middle ground, and distant hills in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

" G. Ropes, 1807" (artist's signature and date in lower left corner)
"Painted by George Ropes, 1805, pupil of Felix Corne" (from appraisal lst, noted on the stretcher)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P177
FA025

Maker

Ropes, George, 1788-1819 (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

37 13/16 x 55 12/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.600