Painted Cornice

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-3113

Description

A rectangular panel with squared dovetails at each end and two scllops at the right top with acorn-shaped finials surmounting each scallop point. Board painted with a scene of a house, trees and a garden at the left. Gate and fence in the center, with a bridge over the river at the center right. A tavern with a sign and stagecoach approaching up the hill at the right. In oil, freehand on two pine boards.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cornices
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
scenes (depictions)
Pine
Oil
Painted
Scenic
CORNICE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 x 52.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1611

Places

New York state (United States)