Landscape Painting

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1800-1824

GUSN

GUSN-3117

Description

Bevel-edged board with square painting in center; trompe l'oeil nail at top edge and a brown painted frame. The image depicts a river with an island at the left and a sailboat at the right; on the left bank a black-haired shepherdess sits with her dog, three sheep and one lamb. On the right bank is a large yellow house with white fence and poplars which faces the river. To its left is a white church surrounded by trees. A white mountain rises in the distance against a pink, white, and blue sky in which birds fly.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
overmantels (interior wall components)
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
pine (wood)
pastoral
pine (wood)
Pine
Oil on Panel
Pastoral
OVERMANTEL

Inscription

In a black felt tip pen on the white round sticker is written the number '36'. In red and white paint at the painted lower left frame edge is written: ""G.Park Pi[nxt? almost illeg.] [NFL 1969, #36: ""G. Park Paint""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

30 x 20.75 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1617