Watercolor of a Bird

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-4066

Description

Polychrome watercolor of bird on a tree branch, mound with foliage, and fence in foreground; body of bird composed of feathers; glazed; wooden frame with gilt and gesso mat/liner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

collages (visual works)
feather (material)
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
feather (material)
Picture
Picture, Animal
Feather
Ink
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Picture, Animal

Inscription

Indecipherable chalk inscription on back.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

11.563 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.373

Places

Possibly
Possibly