Massapequa, Long Island

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Title

Massapequa, Long Island

Subject

Hotel; Resort; Tourism; Brush, Thomas H.

Description

Watercolor, gouache, India ink, and collaged paper on paper showing a view of Massapequa Hotel and its property. Foreground detailed with grass and small shrubs, dirt road immediately beyond with several carriages and horse riders traveling along, far side of road borders decorative planted grounds with garden elements. Midground taken up by a three story hotel with a tower on far left corner, wraparound verandas on each story, covered rooftop, and tall flagpole atop waving flag labeled "Massapequa"; hotel goers populating nearly every portion of each veranda; additional large structure visible behind to the right side; dirt road with horse-drawn carriage visible in the background to far left. Sky above detailed with darker clouds outlined in white gouache and blue highlights; decorative flower motif stretching across the top in the center.

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange (1846-1912), Massapequa, Long Island, ca. 1888-1889, Watercolor, gouache, India ink, and collaged paper on paper, 7.25 x 12.375 in., Nassau County Museum, 85.45.3

Date

ca. 1888-1889

Format

7.25 x 12.375 in.

Type

Painting

Identifier

Signed center bottom, "Edw. Lange. Art. Elwood. L.I. N.Y."

Medium

Watercolor, gouache, India ink, and collaged paper on paper

Spatial Coverage

New York; Nassau County; Town of Oyster Bay; Massapequa

Rights Holder

Nassau County Museum

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Massapequa, Long Island,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed May 19, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/131.

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