charles ethan porter, watermelon

“Untitled (Cracked Watermelon),” Charles Ethan Porter, c. 1890. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY (2015.118)

Marabou stands on the bottom left of the image looking at an oil painting of a watermelon, cracked open with red flesh and seeds contrasting with the green shell. The watermelon is in a watermelon patch, leaves are in the background. The picture has a simple, but wide gold-painted frame.

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