The Stores at East Setauket

Edward Lange - The Stores at East Setauket - 19760170061.jpg

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Title

The Stores at East Setauket

Subject

Storefront; Commodities; Business; Main Street

Description

Watercolor and gouache on white paper showing a view in East Setauket down a street lined with storefronts. Road coming from the right side curves quickly and heads straight to the center left background; right side of the road lined with at least four two-and-a-half story businesses with front porches, illegible signs in front, and variously painted yellow, blue, or white with red roofs, left side of the road populated with fewer, similar structures; left foreground shows shrubbery next to the road with patches of grass behind; right foreground shows a woman traveling towards the left along the curve of the road in a single-horse carriage; man and woman travel in a one-horse carriage next to a single pedestrian in center of image along the straightaway of the road; small picketing rail with some brush at one end in the road to center left. Blue-tinted rolling hills in the background along the horizon, sky above painted a washed blue with white patches for clouds in the center. Detail from composite image photographed for albumen print reproduction.

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange (1846-1912), The Stores at East Setauket, n.d., Watercolor and gouache on paper, 3.625 x 5.75 in. (unframed), Long Island Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ward Melville, 1976, 1976.017.0061

Format

3.625 x 5.75 in. (unframed)

Type

Painting

Medium

Watercolor and gouache on paper

Spatial Coverage

New York; Suffolk County; Town of Brookhaven; Setauket-East Setauket

Rights Holder

Long Island Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ward Melville, 1976, 1976.017.0061

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “The Stores at East Setauket,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed July 16, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/57.