“Road between Hamilton and Essex, Sept. 11, '72,” Edward Clarke Cabot

Collection Type

  • Artwork

Date

1872-09-11

Location Note

framed materials storage

GUSN

GUSN-286017

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Description

A framed painting of a landscape showing a field with a house in the distance, a tree, and a fence presumably bordering a road from which the viewer sees the scene, all beneath a cloudy sky.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
trees
fields (ornament areas)
dwellings
fences
watercolors (paintings)

Physical Description

1 painting ; 7 x 4.5 inches

Collection Code

GC001

Collection Name

Original art collection

Reference Code

GC001.USMA.General.684

Places

Hamilton (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Essex (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Cabot, Edward Clarke, 1818-1901 (Painter)

Material Type

watercolors (paintings)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

framed materials storage

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

Edward Clarke Cabot, an architect and watercolor painter, was born in Boston in April, 1818, and died in January, 1901. Cabot designed the new building for the Boston Athenaeum between 1847 and 1849, and he exhibited his paintings there in 1856. He was for many years a member of the Boston Art Club and the Boston Water Color Society as well as an honorary member of the American Society of Painters in Water Color.