A Winter Scene

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1875-1925

GUSN

GUSN-175268

Description

Oil painting done in impasto of a winter scene of a thickly settled wood. The snow is enhanced with many colors dominated by blue. There are two hills intersecting diagonally from the horizon line, which is hidden by pine trees. The focus point is a birch tree without any foliage and a broken bottom branch. Wood frame in gold paint with carved decoration in each corner of the outer edge of the frame. A geometric pattern carved in low relief along the sight edge of the frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
wood (plant material)
American
Painting

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P321
FA084

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

22 14/16 x 2 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.744