Relief Montage

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-3154

Description

Rectangular format montage of a three-masted ship carved and applied to a wooden background that is painted blue. The sails are in high relief. Small figures are painted on the bowsprit, in the rigging, and on the crow's nest. There are two boats on deck. It is in a flat, rectangular, veneered frame of walnut.

Details

Descriptive Terms

montages (visual works)
wood (plant material)
leather
painting (coating)
montages (visual works)
Wood
Painted
Montage

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12 3/8 x 20 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.824