Seville, Spain

Description (Brief)
Ferris painted the watercolor and graphite view of an unidentified building in Seville during his 1881 visit to southern Spain. In an enthusiastic letter to an acquaintance, Ferris described Seville: “what a picturesque city for artists every window a decoration of flowers and the people so picturesque painting cannot describe it.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
painting
watercolor
Object Type
Watercolor
date made
1881
graphic artist
Ferris, Stephen James
Physical Description
paper (sheet material)
watercolor (image material)
graphite (image material)
Measurements
sheet: 25 cm x 18 cm; 9 13/16 in x 7 1/16 in
place made
España: Andalucía, Seville
ID Number
GA*14551
catalog number
14551
accession number
94830
subject
Art
Communications
Spain
Ferris Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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