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Call #:
1995.104.1
Title:
Aquidneck Mill
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Rittmann, Karl R. - Artist
  • Date:
    ca. 1985
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Landscape
    Materials:
    paint, oil
    canvas
    Medium:
    Painting
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Painting in which a large gray building dominates, has mill "Moat" with bridges and central entry tower, several outbuildings and silo. The grounds are landscaped and a train is at lower right and a road in front. A river runs behind building and is visible upper area and right center and there are trees in background. Very colorful.
    Dimensions:
    Height:30 in x Width:46 in
    --or--
    Height:76.2 cm x Width:116.9 cm
    Research Notes:
    Aquidneck Mill was built in 1849 as part of Sprague Mills, Coventry, part of Hoeshscelanese since 1960. Painting shows mill as it was ca. 1920.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Vincent Distefano , 1995
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