Musical Angel

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-179820

Description

Oil painting on panel of an angel holding a wooden instrument to her chest. Her robes are red and blue with gold decoration, and she stands on a small blue surface. Her halo and background are golden, as is the top portion of her wings, which blend downward into a pink color. The frame is intricately carved wood. The bottom and sides are rectangular and the top is peaked. Two spindled columns are on right and left sides. Brown paper backing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P183
FA030

Maker

After Angelico, Fra, ca. 1400-1455 (Artist)

Dimensions

21 5/16 x 7 7/16 x 1 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.606

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