Gateway

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-202746

Description

A pen and ink drawing of a gateway. The gateway is a high relief stone carving of multiple columns, four of which are large and two of which are small. The door in the is made of wood. Above the door is a smaller carving of an arch with a statue of the Madonna and Child. Overall, drawing is very linear and detailed. The paper is mounted on the back mat board.

Details

Descriptive Terms

drawings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
Drawing

Inscription

"A. Walker" (handwritten)
"Pen & Ink drawing / by Ambrose Walker / of Salem. / A Christmas gift / from Mr. & Mrs. Walker" (Note formerly attached to reverse of drawing.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P270
FA080

Maker

Walker, Ambrose (Artist)

Dimensions

13 7/16 x 13 10/16 x 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.693