Stromboli Landscape

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1908

GUSN

GUSN-202722

Description

Oil painting of an island volcano surrounded by blue water, with a pink sky background in a gold wooden frame. Volcano is slightly off-center to the right and has a thin plume of smoke, which is drifting to the left. The frame is painted gold with interior leaf trim and decorated corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Hermann Dudley Murphy, Winchester, MA, Stromboli."
"Walter Kimball & Co. Importers and Dealers in Works of Art, 19 Arlington St., Boston"
"Carrig-Rohane 592, 1908"

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P242
FA119

Maker

Murphy, Hermann Dudley, 1867-1945 (Painter)
Walter Kimball & Co. (Dealer)
Carrig-Rohane Shop (Framer)

Location of Origin

Winchester, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

31 15/16 x 38 10/16 x 2 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.665

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)