TONIGHT – Artwork Commemoration Reception – 5:30-7pm

Don’t forget the Pollard Memorial Library Board of Trustees and the Pollard Memorial Foundation are set to unveil permanently installed restored pieces of artwork at a commemoration event TONIGHT Wednesday, December 5th from 5:30-7pm. The public is invited to attend.

“Venezia” by David Neal – BEFORE Treatment

“Venezia” by David Neal – AFTER Treatment

Paintings to be celebrated include: the “Venezia’ painted by David Neal which depicts the Rialto bridge spanning the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy; a portrait of Frederick Stickney, the architect of the Pollard Library; several portraits of Daniel Webster, the senator from Massachusetts; and a portrait of Harriet Farley, co-editor of the Lowell Offering. New to the collection is a portrait of President Abraham Lincoln, presumed to be commissioned by Samuel Howes and some reproductions of of the library’s Audubon prints.

One Response to “TONIGHT – Artwork Commemoration Reception – 5:30-7pm”

  1. […] David Neal (1838-1915) who painted it during the 1860s during a four-year stay in Italy. The Pollard Library blog has great before- and after-the-restoration photos of the painting. There are many more great works […]

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