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European Landscape

1977.271 (RS116506)

Description

Pastoral landscape depicting peasants in European village; castle in mountains in background; bridge over river where two womnen are washing clothes (left); boat and two figures on land in right foreground; gold frame and leaves in corners.

Details

Maker
Perret (Painter)
Date
1860
Inscriptions
Signed lower right ""perret. 1860""; on verso: ""2001"" in pen - upper left of stretcher; ""&)"" in chalk on canvas below a pencil ""E"" on stretcher; ""2003"" upside down on bottom of frame.
Location of origin
France ?; France
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Landscape
landscapes (representations)
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
pastoral
Pastoral
Picture
Dimensions
31.875 x 36.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.271
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3936

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