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Painter:
Weir, Julian Alden 1852-1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas mounted on fiberglass
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1986.1
Date:
1878
Notes:
Nmaa Monthly Newsletter, May 1986.
Broun, Elizabeth, "Albert Pinkham Ryder," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press (National Museum of American Art), 1989, pg. 219.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2006.
Image on file.
Broun, Elizabeth, "Albert Pinkham Ryder," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press (National Museum of American Art), 1989, p. 219.
(Lower left:) J. Alden Weir signed
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Three children kneel in a garden, burying a bird. A boy at left digs a hole in the ground with a shovel. The girl at center holds a basket of flowers and a little girl kneels closely behind her, holding onto her shoulder.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Landscape--Garden  Search this
Object--Tool--Shovel  Search this
Animal--Bird  Search this
State of Being--Emotion--Sorrow  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71500122
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_151863