Watercolor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1941

GUSN

GUSN-2980

Description

A rectangular, horizontal format view of Cogswell's Grant, with the house, grass and trees painted in shades of tan and brown; stone walls and stairs are painted in grey; the barn and the chimneys of the main house are in red; the view is looking east.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
watercolors (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Watercolor
Unidentified Paper
PICTURE, LANDSCAPE

Inscription

In black watercolor on the lower right of the image is: ""J.B.L./41"" On the reverse in the uper left is: ""COGSWELL'S GRANT, ESSEX/BY JOHN BERTRAM LITTLE/AGE 11"" In the lower right of the image is: ""PAINTED AT THE RIVERS SCHOOL, BROOKLINE/APRIL, MAY 1941""

Associated Building

Subject Cogswell's Grant,

People and Organizations

Cogswell's Grant

Maker

Little, John B., Dr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Brookline, MA, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

9.875 x 15.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1460

Places

Massachusetts (United States)