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Poems by William Cowper

Object Number: 
1990.6
Date: 
ca. 1890-1905
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
canvas: 8 x 10 in. ( 20.3 x 25.4 cm ) frame: 14 x 16 x 1 1/2 in. ( 35.6 x 40.6 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed, lower right: Claude Raguet Hirst NY.
Description: 
Scene depicts a book of poems by William Cowper, a volume of William Shakespeare, several unidentified books, a pipe, a match and an iridescent vase in which the artist's studio is reflected.
Gallery Label: 
Said to have come from a home in the Boston area.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Thomas Jefferson Bryan Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group