Watercolor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-2602

Description

Small, rectangular format, study of a flower combination with a spray of blossoms in orange (tiger lily?), blue and gray/blue, tied with a pink bow. One blue blossom hangs down to the left with broken or bent stem. Two moths are depicted, one clinging to the orange lily (in profile) and the other from a viewpoint looking down on it, flies from the right. The background is bare. The frame is black with yellow stripe and glazed with original glass and backboard. [see others in set with same frame].

Details

Descriptive Terms

still lifes
watercolors (paintings)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
watercolor (paint)
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Pencil
Painted
PICTURE, STILL LIFE

Inscription

In black pen script on white paper across backing reverse: Mrs. Geo. B. Frost

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7.5 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.819