"Reading Nook at Vine Hill"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1878

GUSN

GUSN-302825

Description

Watercolor painting of a room interior. Painting depicts a tall case clock, embroidered fire screen, rocking chair with green seat cushion and a small footstool with red upholstery. Table at side of room is covered with a pink and green striped cloth and is set with a brass chamberstick, teacups, silver teapot, a copy of the "Courant", and a pair of spectacles. A framed print of George Washington hangs above the table. Painting is framed with a wide cream colored mat and plain wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watercolors (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Painting
Painting

Inscription

"F.A.B/ MAY.78" (Brown paint)
"Frances a. Beach / The Misses / Beach house / Vine Hill / West Hartfort / CT / 1878" (Blue ink on white paper label)

Additional Identification Number

1001.3

Maker

Beach, Frances Antoinette, 1852- (Artist)

Location of Origin

CT

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

21 1/4 x 17 5/8 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2014.62.3

Places

West Hartford (Hartford county, Connecticut)