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On display at the John Brown House Museum
Call #:
1932.6.1
Title:
Southwest View of Providence Looking Up Narragansett Bay
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Nichols, E. W. - Artist
  • Date:
    1870
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Landscape
    Materials:
    oil
    canvas
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    Southwest view of Providence looking up the bay, with boy driving herd of cows in foreground. The bay in middle-ground has sailboats and Providence is visible in the distance. The Rhode Island Hospital towers are at left and there is a pale blue sky with dramatically lit clouds.
    Dimensions:
    Height:30 in x Width:50 in
    --or--
    Height:76.2 cm x Width:127 cm
    Subjects:
    Nichols, E. W.
    Rhode Island Hospital
    Narragansett Bay (R.I.)
    Landscape painting
    Cows
    Sailboats

    Providence
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Theodore W. Foster , 1932
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 119, page 93. "Romancing the Shore" 1990.)
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