A Heron City At the Setting of the Moon

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-179867

Description

Watercolor of a group of six herons that are gazing at the moon. On the left side there are two pairs of herons. The other herons are alone and blend into the background. The moon is in the center and is behind a tree. Another tree on a larger scale is on the right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watercolors (paintings)
watercolor (paint)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Painting

Inscription

"ALICE R. HUGER SMITH / 8 ATLANTIC ST. / CHARLESTON. S.C. / NAME OF PICTURE A Heron City / At the Setting of the Moon / PRICE $300" (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P263
FA151

Maker

Smith, Alice Ravenel Huger, 1876-1958 (Artist)

Dimensions

307 14/16 x 22 4/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.686