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Limington Academy, Limington, Maine; Or South Parsonfield Academy, Parsonfield, Maine, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Unknown  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on cardboard
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge Massachusetts 01566 Accession Number: 20.9.4
Date:
Ca. 1840
Notes:
Owner, 1974: Registration Records.
Little, Nina Fletcher, "Country Art in New England 1790-1840," Sturbridge, MA: Old Sturbridge Village Booklet Series,1965 (second edition), pg. 38.
Old Sturbridge Village, 1990.
Summary:
Landscape with a green foreground with rock in the front right corner, and white fence and white buildings beyond that are believed to be either Limington Academy or North Parsonfield Academy. The main school building with cupola is at the center. All buildings except outhouses are painted white. The two at the right have red brick ends. Stone and wood fences go around the buildings. A tree in the right foreground, two in the left background, and hills in the distance. The sky is a deep blue with yellow overtones.
Topic:
Primitive  Search this
Architecture exterior--Education--Limington Academy  Search this
Architecture exterior--Education--South Parsonfield Academy  Search this
Landscape--Maine--Limington  Search this
Landscape--Maine--South Parsonfield  Search this
Control number:
IAP 23090273
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_271360