"Ipswich Marshes"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1887

GUSN

GUSN-65768

Description

Oil on canvas; New England landscape view of a marsh; Dark foreground with flying birds; ocean and sailboats in distance with pink and blue billowing clouds. In gilt gesso frame with leaf garland outer border and inner acanthus leaf border and beaded moldings. Signed lower left with monogram "SW" in a circle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Painting

Inscription

"Size____/SOLD BY/FROST & ADAMS,/NO. 37 CORNHILL, BOSTON" (printed)
"MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS/818CB/BOSTON, MASS." (printed)
"H 1070" (Painted)

Associated Building

Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Whitman, Sarah Wyman, 1842-1904 (Artist)

Dimensions

21 x 25 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Julia Richardson

Accession Number

1966.2160