Residence of Thomas R. Smith. Smithtown. L.I.

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Residence of Thomas R. Smith. Smithtown. L.I., Smithtown Historical Society.jpg

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Title

Residence of Thomas R. Smith. Smithtown. L.I.

Subject

Residence; Estate Garden; Carriage; Carriage House; Smith, Thomas R.

Description

Watercolor, gouache, and lead pencil on brown paper depicting the residence and property of Thomas R. Smith. Foreground shows conifers lining a white split rail fence alongside a dirt road extending the length of the paper, single horse carriage with two passengers traveling towards the left and single horseman traveling towards the right; opposite side of the road is bordered with white picket fencing, house and property beyond. Midground centers on white, two-story, second empire style house with front porch; collection of people gathered on and around the porch, surrounding grassy yard ornamentally planted with saplings; drive to the left side extending back towards a small carriage house with horse and single figure in the doorway; entire property enclosed with split rail and picket fencing; small tilled gardens and orchards beyond the carriage house and additional outbuildings. Background extends to horizon line showing rolling grassy and wooded hills, blue sky above filled with white and grey clouds. Thin gold line bordering perimeter of picture.

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange, "Residence of Thomas R. Smith. Smithtown. L.I.", 1880, Watercolor, gouache, and lead pencil on paper, 13 x 19 in. (unframed); 17.375 x 23.5 in. (framed), Smithtown Historical Society

Date

1880

Format

13 x 19 in. (unframed); 17.375 x 23.5 in. (framed)

Type

Painting

Identifier

Signed lower right corner, "Edward Lange. Artist. Elwood. Suff. Co. N.Y. 1880"

Medium

Watercolor, gouache, and lead pencil on paper

Spatial Coverage

New York; Suffolk County; Town of Smithtown; Smithtown

Rights Holder

Smithtown Historical Society

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Residence of Thomas R. Smith. Smithtown. L.I.,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed February 7, 2023, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/163.