Created by
Porter, Charles Ethan, American, 1847 - 1923
ca. 1885-87
oil paint on linen (material)
H x W x D (Framed Painting): 16 × 22 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (40.6 × 56.5 × 6.4 cm)
H x W x D (Unframed Painting): 10 × 16 × 1/2 in. (25.4 × 40.6 × 1.3 cm)
H x W x D (Crate): 24 1/2 × 31 1/2 × 10 in. (62.2 × 80 × 25.4 cm)
This oil painting depicts a bouquet of off-white roses and greenery in a brown bowl. The round bowl, done in deep brown tones, stands to the right side of the picture. In the bowl are five blooms and several sprays of greenery. Several other blossoms, a sprig of greenery and a long stem lie scattered around the bowl. Peeking from behind the bowl are a pile of darker green leaves and a cluster of bright red berries. Hanging on the left hand background wall is a textile with a yellow, red, and white plaid pattern.
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
oil paintings
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain

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