Genre Painting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-2723

Description

Small oblong rectangular format of a landscape with thatched cottages in the right foreground and left middle ground; three men in large hats, one with a beard, talk on the right; more figures are visible in the field in the middle distance at the left. Oil on wood panel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

genre
paintings (visual works)
oak (wood)
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
genre
Oak
Oil
Painted
Genre Scene
Painting

Inscription

On a jelly label in ink on the back center of the panel is written: David [torn] Beskelboom. [could be Beckebooms or Bickeboom] Signed in the lower left corner: F V A K .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 x 11 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.949