Oil Painting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-7595

Description

View of Boston Common with the State House on the right in background and Park Street Church to left. In green tones the scene pictures a large, dark tree with fence around its trunk, lawns and dirt paths, and lines of trees behind. People dot the Common paths and lawns. Naive, primitive quality.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil paintings (visual works)
paintings (visual works)
supports (artists' materials)
gilding
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
folk art (traditional art)
Gilded
Particle Board
Oil
Folk
PICTURE

Associated Building

Subject Boston Common,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

33.25 x 24.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.559

Places

Massachusetts (United States)