Painted Panel

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1725-1775

GUSN

GUSN-3282

Description

Painted panel, possibly a fireboard; view of a sailor boy holding a parsol and a girl holding up her skirts by the shore; a large bird is overhead; a fully rigged ship is offshore; the foliage is a dull, brownish green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pictures (two-dimensional representations)
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
pine (wood)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
conditions and effects: landscape
Pine
Oil on Panel
Picture

Inscription

Written on a jelly label with a fountain pen on the lower left of the board reverse is ""Fireboard from Warren R.I."" (the top is split off).

Associated Building

Used At Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

20 x 37 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1068

Places

Rhode Island (United States)