Painting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-5449

Description

Molded wood frame has applied gesso floral corners with scrolled gesso floral motif on sides; scene of Hudson River (?); foreground shows hill overlooking a river; on hill are man, woman and young boy (?); middle ground shows river flowing from horizon to right side of picture plane; numerous sailing ships on water; massive rocky mountains on sides of river; hazy distance; colorful late afternoon sky; sun setting behind rocks on right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
paintings (visual works)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
rivers
sailboats
rising suns
Oil
Coated Canvas
Sunset
Sailboat
River
PICTURE, LANDSCAPE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

23.625 x 29 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.768