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Landscape with Volcano

1969.851 (RS85177)

Description

Landscape in hazy pastel tones at sunset, with several boats in the water in the foreground and a smoking volcano in the background.

Details

Label
From "A Family Collects: Paintings and Sculpture from the Codman House," Concord Museum, 1993-1994: Ernest Longfellow, son of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, was a patron of the arts as well as a painter. After studying in Paris, he traveled extensively. Many of the places he visited provided the subjects for his paintings. This view of Vesuvius was purchased by Theodore Chase, an uncle of the Codmans, to hang in the music room of his Beacon Street house.
Maker
Longfellow, Ernest Wadsworth, 1845-1921 (Painter)
Date
1870-1880
Location of origin
Cambridge, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Landscape
landscapes (representations)
marines (visual works)
Maritime
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
People and organizations
Chase, Theodore, 1832-1895
Dimensions
19.25 x 25.125 x 2.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.851
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72068

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