Boston from Dorchester Heights

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1845

GUSN

GUSN-222303

Description

Oil painting on canvas; depicts hill in foreground that overlooks the harbor with Boston neck in the mid-ground with State House, church steeples and other building visible; several figures in foreground include three men and one woman on horseback (at PR), three shepherds and two sheep (at PL) and couple overlooking the water, sun is low in sky with pink tones; gilt ornamental frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
unprimed canvas
Painting

Inscription

"Lawrence #5 Legild" (handwritten)

Maker

Attributed to De Grailly, Victor, 1804-1889 (Artist)
Shreve, Crump & Low (Vendor)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

21 x 28 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Mrs. Madeleine Tinkham Miller

Accession Number

2004.12

Places

France