Snipe at Dawn

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-202731

Description

Print of two birds landing or hovering at the side of a lake or pond. One bird flies higher over the other which appears to be landing. One bird is placed in the upper right part of the picture while the other bird is to the left. Tall grass and other detailed plants can be found at the lower right corner of the print, while scattered weeds are placed in the lower left. In the distance a landscape trails from side to side of the print.

Details

Descriptive Terms

etchings (prints)
prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
Print

Inscription

"Snipe at Dawn"
"A. Lasell Ripley" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P251
FA145

Maker

Ripley, Aiden Lasell, 1896-1969 (Artist)

Dimensions

12 10/16 x 17 6/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.674