Landscape Painting by Almira Collins Giddings



Object ID:
1955-20-3
Category:
Made by Students
Medium:
oil on canvas
Creator:
Almira Collins Giddings (1790-1849 or 1872)
Date:
ca. 1835
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
St. Louis, MO
Size:
29" length x 23" width
Description:
Oil on canvas landscape scene of wooded lake shore with stream entering from left, over which is a bridge leading to a one story house on the shoreline. Small boat in foreground and a man spreading a sail on shore. Row boat on right with two people. The house has a high roof with what looks like dormers. The front has a door, two windows on right, one on left and it seems to be half timber construction. Frame of carved hickory with gold inset band.

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