"A View from the Willows"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-198103

Description

Watercolor painting of two boats in the water between two land masses. The first boat is among water weeds in the bottom right and the second boat with a single mast is in the middle right. There are trees in the distance on the left side of the farthest land mass. The artist's signature is in the lower right corner. The frame is painted gold with a high outer edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"A View From the Willows / by Ross Turner" (Paper label)
"Oliver & Co., / Manufacturers of / Picture Frames / 63 North St. / Next to North St. Station / Salem, Mass." (Paper label)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P124
FA141

Maker

Turner, Ross Sterling, 1847-1915 (Painter)
Oliver & Co. (Framer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

21 11/16 x 25 10/16 x 1 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.547