Residence of Charles W. Scudder

[Residence of Charles W. Scudder], Huntington Historical Society, 1980.165_cropped.jpg
[Residence of Charles W. Scudder], Huntington Historical Society, 1980.165.jpg

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Title

Residence of Charles W. Scudder

Subject

Residence; Homestead; Barn; Field; Haying; Scudder, Charles W.

Description

Watercolor and gouache on biege paper depicting a view of the Charles W. Scudder homestead. Foreground consists of haying fields bounded towards the midground by split rail fence and road; farmer drives team of two horses pulling a sickle bar mower through uncut hay, piles of hay throughout field to right side, pair of farmers gathering hay onto cart pulled by two horses; one-horse covered carriage travels along road in center of painting. Midground depicts two-and-a-half story white house with green shutters to center right, fenced in with white pickets; planted saplings in field to right of house; two cows grazing in field to left of house, trees line the field and fence along the road; six red farm buildings clustered behind house and cowfield, woman feeding poultry to left side. Background fades into low hills and fields, sky above painted light blue with grey and white clouds clustered throughout. Painting is bordered with thin grey line and titled below "Residence of Charles W. Scudder. near Huntington. L.I."

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange (1846-1912), Residence of Charles W. Scudder, 1880, Watercolor and gouache on paper, 13.5 x 17.5 in. (unframed); 20.125 x 24.125 in. (framed), Huntington Historical Society, 1980.165

Date

1880

Format

13.5 x 17.5 in. (unframed); 20.125 x 24.125 in. (framed)

Type

Painting

Identifier

Signed lower right corner, "Edward Lange. Artist. 1880 Elwood Suffolk Co. N.Y."; Pencil inscription at lower right reads "before other part of Barn was added on" (likely later addition)

Medium

Watercolor and gouache on paper

Spatial Coverage

New York; Suffolk County; Town of Huntington; Huntington

Rights Holder

Huntington Historical Society, 1980.165

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Residence of Charles W. Scudder,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed July 15, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/29.

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