"Octagon Room Afternoon Sun"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-241471

Description

Watercolor sketch of the Octagon Room at Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Pale purple chaise longue in front of a large arched window with purple-red curtains. Dark paneled walls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watercolors (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Painting

Inscription

"OCTAGON ROOM/AFTERNOON SUN" (Handwriten in pencil, capital letters)
"Paul Hollister/done mid-to late 1940s" (Handwritten pencil script)
"Caroline---/Thought you/might like this/little sketch, done/sometime in the/40s./Paul/Where is the chaise?" (Handwritten script, black ink on Corning Hilton Inn notepaper)

Associated Building

Subject Beauport (Gloucester, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

50.1
748

Maker

Hollister, Paul M., 1918-2004 (Artist)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

8 1/8 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline B. Stride

Accession Number

2010.24.1

Places

Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)