Watercolor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

Sept. 1827

GUSN

GUSN-2801

Description

An almost square format, still life with a fluted blue bowl sprinkled with mica. It is filled with stenciled fruit of indeterminate kinds in yellow, pink and purple shades. In an original red-painted frame and glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

still lifes
watercolors (paintings)
ink
mica (mineral)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
fruit
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Ink
Mica
Fruit
PICTURE, STILL LIFE

Inscription

In fancy penmanship with ink, in the center base of the picture reads: French Fruit . Also in ink in the lower right corner of the picture is: Mary Ann H. Stearns/Billerica, Sept. 1827. [NFL- the signature is very hard to read]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Stearns, Mary Ann H. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Billerica, MA, USA

Dimensions

14.5 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1252

Places

Massachusetts (United States)