|Scope & Content||
Painting - Watercolor picture of a four groupings of men on a lawn; all wearing dark pants and coat and yellowish slouch hats and carrying canes. The main group is in the center, composed of five men; four are seated with their backs to the viewer and one is kneeling. Two men are standing and in a conversation behind and to the left of the main group. In the upper right corner are three men; two seated with faces towards the viewer and another man standing to the right facing the two men. This group is flanked by two trees. A single man is walking to the immediate left of the left-most tree. In front are two men in chairs with the backs to the viewer, appearing to be engaged in conversation. In the foreground, right corner is a man facing the viewer with his left hand held at his chest. The artist's signature extends across his legs. The background is a building with a central portico with Ionic columns and two windows on each side of the porch. The tree appear to have only a few leaves indicating it is either spring or autumn. The painting extends to edges of the paper.
An old Musuem label of "46" is affixed to the lower lefft corner.