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Object ID 1950.027.012
Object Name Painting
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Bequest of Mrs. Thomas G. Grier
Date 1896
Artist Robert Shaw
Made Robert Shaw
Description Framed, double-sided watercolour painting of the mills on the Brandywine with two ships on one side and a view of a house on a dirt road with a white picket fence, along with a man and some sheep, on the reverse.
Dimensions H-20.25 L-28 D-1.5 inches
Dimension Details framed dimenisons
Owned Kimball & Grier families
Provenance Mrs. Thomas (Susan I.) Grier was the sister of Mrs. Oliver I. Kimball of Newton Center, MA, who commissioned Robert Shaw to paint several watercolors of Delaware scenes in 1896. Mrs. Kimball was the daughter of George Theodore Clark and Harriet Sellers Alrichs. She claimed descent though both parents from Tymen Stidham and Jean Paul Jaquet, while on her mother's side she was descended from Peter Alrichs.
Subjects Paintings
Landscape paintings
People Shaw, Robert
Search Terms Robert Shaw
Paintings
Watercolours
Landscape Paintings
Mills
Brandywine River
Wilmington
Nineteenth Century
New Castle County
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE
Medium Watercolour & pencil