Pastel Landscape

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2809

Description

Small rectangular landscape. The scene features a central lake or pond, on which a sailboat glides; A cow grazes on a hill at the right, and houses dot the banks of the far and near shores; The scene is framed by tall trees on raised grassy mounds; the simple molded frame is worked in metal leaf, and the picture is glazed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
pastels (visual works)
boards (flat objects)
charcoal (plant material)
graphite (mineral)
oil pastels
Picture
Landscape
Charcoal
Pastel
Graphite
Board
Landscape

Inscription

1-Written in black pastel or charcoal along the contour of a hill in the lower right of the image is: ""Charity Rowlond [per NFL- Charity Howland] 2- On the frame reverse in the upper left on a white sticker in a black felt tip pen is the number '31.' 3- On the upper center of the wood board backing on masking tape in black marker is the number '31.' 4- On the lower right on the board backing, in pencil: ""Frame sent date/200 [?]/ to 400.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Howland, Charity (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

17.625 x 24.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1260

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)