The Hardships and Sacrifice, Massey's Cove, Salem, 1626

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1920-1928

GUSN

GUSN-179828

Description

Primitive scene of Indians, wildlife (bears, deer, and birds) and settlers in a snow covered forest. The settlers cut down trees while the Indians hunt. Teepees and log cabins situated above a small body of water with ducks and ice chunks. Gray painted wood frame with no ornamentation. Text painted along the ede of the shore and over the ice chunks. Reads "The Hardships + Sacrifice Masseys Cove Salem 1626 The First Winter. A mighty nation was born God leading these noble men and women. JOJ Frost Marblehead."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"The Hardships + Sacrifice Masseys Cove Salem 1626 The First Winter. A mighty nation was born God leading these noble men and women. JOJ Frost Marblehead." (handwritten)
"From: Childs Gallery 169 Newbury St. / Boston 16 / Fine Paintings and Prints / Commonwealth 6-1108 To: Fogg Museum Harvard University Cambridge 38, Mass."
"Loaned by Stephen Phillips for the 25th Reunion 'Exhibition of Treasures' of his class of 1929." (handwritten)
"Fogg Art Museum Loan T.h. 11325 Phillips '29."

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P185
FA072

Maker

Frost, John Orne Johnson, 1852-1928 (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

26 9/16 x 51 13/16 x 1 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.608

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Marblehead (Essex county, Massachusetts)