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Catalog Number 1980.054
Description Hillbarn Theatre by John L. Edwards, 1961. Oil on canvas board mounted inside a light brown oak wooden frame. Image depicts the Hillbarn Theatre which has a sign next to the front porch. Building is brown on the bottom and yellow on the top with a brown roof and brown trim. There are two female figures out front on the sidewalk next to a white and blue bench; one is wearing a yellow dress and the other a gray dress. An additional female figure in yellow is entering the building and a fourth figure is standing behind a blue car on the street just right of the building. There is some kind of large pink paper in the street in front of the building and behind the car. The back and sides of the building are filled with green trees and bushes.
Object Name Painting
Collection 3D - Art
Title Hillbarn Theatre by John L. Edwards, 1961
Date 1961
Creator Edwards, John L.
Role Artist
Inscription Text "Edwards '61" (artist's signature in red paint on front lower right corner); "16x20 / 75" (handwritten in pencil on top back left corner); "DONOR: HELYN E. EDWARDS" (handwritten in blue ink on lower back right corner)
Dimensions H-20 W-24 D-2 inches
Dimension Details frame; image is 15.5. x 19.5
Medium Oil Paint
Search Terms Hillbarn Theatre
Edwards, John L.
Subjects Theaters
Cityscape paintings
People Edwards, John L.