Main Street, Northport

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Title

Main Street, Northport

Subject

Main Street; Storefronts; Business; Farm; Harbor

Description

Ink wash and gouache on brown paper showing intersection of Main Street and Ocean Avenue/Church Street in Northport looking southwest. Foreground to far left shows a grassy culvert to the side of the road, single horseman trotting that direction from the far right side. In the midground to the left side a man herds a group of cows with a dog towards the background and into the yard outside cattle barns; Presbyterian Church located beyond to the far left, in front of which is the Soldiers Monument; several carriages with passengers move throughout the intersection and further down Main Street; storefronts or residential buildings clearly painted in at the far end of the view down Main Street. Wooded hills beyond to the left side; to the right side is visible the tops of buildings located at the lower end of Main Street and masts extending up from the harbor beyond; sky is gently washed with a darker pigment and highlighted with white clouds. Painted en grisaille.

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange, "Main Street, Northport", n.d., Ink wash, lead pencil, and gouache on paper, 14.25 x 22.5 in. (unframed); 18.5 x 26.5 in. (framed), Inc. Village of Northport

Format

14.25 x 22.5 in. (unframed); 18.5 x 26.5 in. (framed)

Type

Painting

Identifier

Signed lower right corner, "Edw. Lange. Art. Elwood. Suffolk Co. N.Y."

Medium

Ink wash, lead pencil, and gouache on paper

Spatial Coverage

New York; Suffolk County; Town of Huntington; Northport

Rights Holder

Inc. Village of Northport

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Main Street, Northport,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed February 7, 2023, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/166.

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