Let's look at John J. Enneking's 1897 oil painting, A Woodland Stream, exhibited at the New Britain Museum of American Art. Enneking was one of the early American impressionists. He was born in Ohio, trained in Paris, and then settled in Boston where he resided and painted for several decades.
We will start by noticing the painting over the shoulder of a comely woman, Artemis, who was sculpted by Bela Lyon Pratt. Pratt was on the faculty of Boston's Museum of Fine Arts art school, so he and Enneking shared a Boston connection.
Enneking was called the sunset painter because he liked to paint the late afternoon glow of the setting sun.
Frames are often taken for granted, but this one is worth a look, isn't it?