The residence of the late W.P. Buffett...

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Title

The residence of the late W.P. Buffett...

Subject

Residence; Barn; Farm; Field; Outbuildings; Buffett, W.P.

Description

Watercolor and India ink on brown paper depicting residence and homestead of W.P. Buffett. Foreground and midground are largely comprised of grassy field from left to center with a split rail fencing border, five cows graze to the far left side, trees line the interior of the back fence of the field in the left midground; to center right a kitchen garden with planted rows and beds is bordered by a white picket fence; to far right a road extends onto the paper and curves backwards along the right side of the view along a road bordered on either side with tall trees, man driving two-horse cart turning to his left and heading towards the background of the painting along the road. Background consists of the two-and-a-half story residence to the right and two adjacent farm grey farm buildings in the center and the left, beyond the grassy field. Sky above is painted with several white-highlighted clouds.

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange (American, b. Germany, 1846-1912), Residence of W.P. Buffett, 1873. Watercolor and ink on paper, 10-1/8 x 18-1/8 in., The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY; Museum Purchase, 2003.2

Date

1873

Format

10.125 x 18.125 in. (unframed); 18.1875 x 26.125 in. (framed)

Type

Painting

Identifier

Signed lower right corner, "Edwrd Lange 1873"

Medium

Watercolor and India ink on paper

Spatial Coverage

New York; Suffolk County; Town of Huntington; Town of Smithtown; Fort Salonga

Rights Holder

The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY; Museum Purchase, 2003.2

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “The residence of the late W.P. Buffett...,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed July 13, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/54.