Painting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1895

GUSN

GUSN-55107

Description

House, two outbuildings, beneath large tree, in distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
houses
Watercolor
Unidentified Paper
House
Painting

Inscription

In pen script on reverse, lower right is, ""Watercolor of/Rebecca Nurse House,(Tapley [illegible])/ Danvers, Mass./ by George M. White, artist of/Salem, Mass., about 1895."" Other misc. inscriptions regarding house indicate view is from the North West and proportions are innaccurate. In pen script on reverse, center, is ""No, wrong again. This is the Nurse house from/ the North West. It shows the back of the/house and is a very poor picture. The rear wall/should be about 2/5 the height from ground to ridgepole."" At center top reverse is ""Soc. Pres. N.E. Antiquities/Service inventory #5,""

Associated Person

Nurse, Rebecca, d. 1692

Maker

White, George M. (Artist)

Location of Origin

Salem, MA, USA

Dimensions

10 1/8 x 13 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James J. Storrow

Accession Number

1931.794

Places

Massachusetts (United States)