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Dream of Arcadia, (painting)

Artist:
Woodruff, Sara J.
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 55
Pastoral scene--evening. The principal part of the picture is occupied by a fertile valley adorned with stately trees, and intersected by a stream which rises among the mountains at the right, down the sides of which it falls with a succession of cascades. On the table land above the valley, stands a Doric temple, before which sacrifices are being performed. Beyond and above this, on the right, the ragged peaks of the mountains stretch up with their fantastic outlines into the pure sky. Below the table land a bridge crosses the stream, over which horsemen are passing. At the left of the picture is a long avenue of luxuriant over-arching trees, beneath which a woman is dancing, while others play upon instruments or recline in the cool shadows. In the central distance are seen the towers of a city, and beyond are mountains. [P. 4.]
Delaware Academy of Design, Franklin, N.Y. G.W. Waters, Director. Catalogue of the Second Annual Exhibition. Open Wednesday, July 1, 1857. Admission Free. Franklin: Printed by G.W. Reynolds, Visitor Office, 1857.
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Arcadia
Ceremony--Religion--Sacrifice
Architecture--Classical--Temple
Performing Arts--Music
Recreation--Dancing
Landscape--Imaginary
Control number:
AECI 01350055
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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