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Still Life with Cyclopedia Universal, Webster's Dictionary, and Newport Daily News

N J. Reynolds

Object Information

artist
N J. Reynolds
creation date
probably 1899
materials
oil on canvas
dimensions
16-1/8 x 20-1/8 in. (canvas)
20-3/4 x 24-3/4 x 2-1/8 in. (framed)
mark descriptions
Signed, upside down, l.r.: N. J. Reynolds. / Pinx.
Inscribed on encyclopedia: CYCLOPAEDIA / UNIVERSAL
Inscribed on dictionary: WEBSTER'S / DICTIONARY / UNABRIDGED
Inscribed on writing board: Knowledge is wis- / dom, and tobacco / aids thought con- / centration / --Wise Man / Note-- But don't / burn the house / down.
Inscribed on newspaper: Newport Daily News / WAGON DELIVERIES ON 40 MILES OF ADJACENT COUNTRY ROADS / ESTABLISHED 1846 NEWPORT, R.I., MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1899 PRICE TWO CENTS
accession number
75.732
credit line
Martha Delzell Memorial Fund
collection
American Painting and Sculpture to 1945
colors