Bay of Naples

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-198701

Description

Oil painting of the Bay of Naples. Ther eis a small figure wearing a red coat and a black hat standing on rocks in the center of the picture. On the right side there are overgrown ruins of an arcade. On the left there are three protrusions of land. The farthest are two mountains with a small town. The background is a sunset. the wood frame is gilt with a concave centeral border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"painted by Mary Willis Duncan, Bay of Naples" (Inscription on back)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P197
FA102

Maker

Duncan, Mary Willis, 1805-1888 (Painter)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

17 6/16 x 27 6/16 x 1 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.620