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Catalog Number 1989.352
Description Shanty Town by Ruth Garber Hulstede. Oil painting in a gray colored wooden frame. Image depicts a field and, possibly, a creek in the foreground with green, blue red and white buildings in the center right. There is a raised boardwalk extending from right of image to blue building with two chimneys. Buildings are set against a green hillside and there are power lines in the field to the left.
Object Name Painting
Collection 3D - Art
Title Shanty Town by Ruth Garber Hulstede
Date n.d.
Creator Hulstede, Ruth Garber
Role Artist
Inscription Text "RUTH HULSTED / 109" (handwritten in pencil back top left corner); "ARTIST Ruth Garber Hulstede / ... / Title Shanty Town Medium Oil / Date No-192 / PENINSULA ART ASSOCIATION ART SHOW / San Mateo County Fair and Floral Fiesta" (white completed form lower left back corner); "Purcell's / San Carlos, California" (black stamp back lower right)
Provenance
Dimensions H-15 W-21 D-1.75 inches
Dimension Details frame; image is 11.25 x 17.5
Medium Oil Paint
Search Terms Hulstede, Ruth Garber
Painting
Paintings
Subjects Houses
Landscape paintings
People Hulstede, Ruth Garber