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Asylum and Main Street
1969
Artist:Drawn by Richard Welling , American, 1926 - 2009
Drawing; black and colored inks on paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 10 5/8 x 8 1/8in. (27 x 20.6cm) Sheet (height x width): 10 5/8 x 8 1/8in. (27 x 20.6cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Description: Drawing of the buildings along Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, with the Hartford-Aetna Bank Building on the corner of Asylum Street and J.J. Newberry next to it on the right. Pedestrians are shown on the sidewalk and cars are parked on the street. On the back is a drawing of Main Street looking west, with Center Church on the left and local businesses in the buildings on the right. In the background is Bushnell Tower. There are automobiles and a bus on the street.
Inscription: Recto, top left, handwritten in black ink: "#4" Top left, handwritten in black ink: "BURNT / SIENNA / [arrow pointing down]" Top left, handwritten in black ink: "#4 / #4" Right side, handwritten in black ink: "DARK GRAYS / [arrow pointing down] / 6 [circled] / [arrow pointing down] / 7 [circled]" Bottom right, handwritten in black ink: "9/10/69" Bottom center, handwritten in black ink: "9" [circled] Bottom right, handwritten in black ink: "ASYLUM + MAIN ST." Verso, top left, handwritten in yellow: "SUN" Circled numbers and the names of colors are written in black ink in various places on the verso
Object Number: 2012.284.5669a,b
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