Three Children Feeding Birds at Church Door

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1876

GUSN

GUSN-202707

Description

Oil painting of three children with birds at a doorway. One child is looking down, the other two children are feeding birds. Salmon-colored steps lead up to closed double doors over which a saint's image appears in the pediment. The doorway is flanked by pink marble columns with elaborately carved capitols. Steps also flanked by two sets of gray marble columns with elaborately carved capitols. The frame is wooden painted gold with very elaborate applied plaster details.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P227
FA108

Maker

Mion, Luigi, 1843-ca. 1878 (Painter)

Dimensions

30 11/16 x 27 3/16 x 4 6/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.650