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Williams Octogan House, Portland, Connecticut
1977
Artist:Drawn by Richard Welling , American, 1926 - 2009
Drawing; black ink on paper
Sheet (height x width): 16 1/8 x 22in. (41 x 55.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Description: Drawing of the Williams Octagon House in Portland, Connecticut, focusing on the decorative flourishes of the building, including the brackets on the front porch columns, the corbels around the second floor roof and the top cupola. The house has trees on either side of it and a chair on the front porch.
Inscription: Recto, bottom left, handwritten in black ink: "RICHARD WELLING 8/3/77" Bottom right, handwritten in black ink: "532" Bottom right, handwritten in pencil: "[right-pointing arrow]|" Verso, bottom left, handwritten in pencil: "65%"
Object Number: 2012.284.5560
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