View of Huntington Harbor from the Residence of John R. Scudder

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View of Huntington Harbor from the Residence of John R. Scudder, Collection of Steve & Elaine Gittelman.jpg

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Title

View of Huntington Harbor from the Residence of John R. Scudder

Subject

Harbor; Marine; Waterscape; Sailboat; Boat; Residence; Tidal Mill; Scudder, John R.

Description

Watercolor, India ink, lead pencil, and gouache on paper depicting a view of Huntington Harbor from the residence of John R. Scudder. Right foreground shows two front yards with decorative planting and white picket fence borders abutting a dirt road that runs obliquely from the right midground to left foreground, two-horse, red, closed coach labeled "Huntington. L.I." traveling along the road to the left carrying several passengers; center left foreground beyond road depicts marshy flatlands, far left foreground shows a three-way intersection with grassy center median. Midground contains the harbor stretching horizontally across the paper; far left side depicts a tidal mill with wharf and several moored boats to its right, several structures clustered along the shoreline, prominent residence perched atop a hill beyond; watery center midground contains several sloops and a schooner in the distance; midground to the right depicts several residences on the near bank of the harbor, several additional residences or structures scattered along the opposite bank and further back on a hill. Background consists of brushily painted, wooded hillsides, center background extends further back to show a view of the far distant shoreline of the harbor, several structures visible and painted without a great deal of detail; sky above tinged greyish-blue with white highlighted indication of clustered clouds in the center. Bordered with thin black line and labeled beneath "View of Huntington Harbor from the Residence of John R. Scudder".

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912)

Source

Edward Lange (1846-1912), View of Huntington Harbor from the Residence of John R. Scudder, 1881, Watercolor, India ink, lead pencil, and gouache on paper, 13.375 x 24.5 in. (framed), Collection of Mr. Steve Gittelman

Date

1881

Format

13.375 x 24.5 in. (framed)

Type

Painting

Identifier

Signed lower right corner, "1881 Edw. Lange. Artist. Elwood. L.I. N.Y."

Medium

Watercolor, India ink, lead pencil, and gouache on paper

Spatial Coverage

New York; Suffolk County; Town of Huntington; Huntington

Rights Holder

Collection of Mr. Steve Gittelman

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912), “View of Huntington Harbor from the Residence of John R. Scudder,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed July 14, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/64.

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