Watercolor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2604

Description

Rectangular format, floral arrangemnt with a large basket resting on a mahogany table. Orange tulips, mums and blue flowers with elaborate leaves and stems in deep green. Several prominent flowers are left unpainted (unfinished?). The paper is prepared with wax and white chalk. Delicate stripping in the center of several flowers appears to be executed in ink. Black frame with yellow stripe with original glass & backboard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

still lifes
watercolors (paintings)
chalk
ink
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
watercolor (paint)
waxed paper
waxed paper
Pencil
Watercolor
Chalk
Ink
Picture

Inscription

In script writing in fountain pen on white paper adhered across backing reverse: Mrs. Geo. B. Frost

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.821