Overmantel-Ebenezer Waters House

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1785-1790

GUSN

GUSN-3023

Description

Overmantel panel, narrow, horizontal format of a river scene with small vari-colored houses at the left, two churches and block houses along the shore on the right as well as a fort and a large ship in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

overmantels (interior wall components)
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
forts
ships
Fort
Ship
Overmantel

Label

Loaned to Worcester Historical Museum for exhibition "Tell Tale Treasures: Sutton 1704-2004" April-October 2004.

Inscription

On the reverse of the board: In the upper right hand corner, on a white round sticker, written in a black felt tip pen is: 2 . Diagonally-left from this, is a red bordered jelly label, typewritten which reads: Loaned by/Mr. & Mrs. B.K. Little/305 Warren St.,/Brookline, MA 02146 . Directly below this at the bottom of the board is another red bordered jelly label, typewritten which reads: Painted by Winthrop/Chandler; Woodstock, Conn./ Panel from Ebenezer/Walters house; Sutton,/Mass Painted prior/to 1790 . Also, in the left corner, written in black (charcoal?), directly on the board is the number: #4564 .

Associated Building

Original To Ebenezer Waters House,

Maker

Chandler, Winthrop, 1747-1790 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Woodstock, CT, USA

Dimensions

18 x 47 1/2 x 3/5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1514

Reference Notes

in association with Whitney

Places

Connecticut (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)