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Lake Como, (painting)

Painter:
Moran, Thomas 1837-1926
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 64.198.5
Date:
1867
Notes:
"The Arcadian landscape: nineteenth-century American painters in Italy," Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Museum of Art, 1972.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975.
Spassky, Natalie, "American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume II: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1816 and 1845," New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985, pg. 521.
Summary:
View looking at the shore of Lake Como where a figure on a donkey rides along a road leading up from the lake. Behind the figure there is a stone wall with an arched gateway. In the lower left there is a well. The background is filled with snowcapped mountains.
Topic:
Landscape--Italy
Landscape--Mountain
Landscape--Lake--Lake Como
Architecture exterior--Detail--Gate
Architecture--Other--Well
Figure male
Animal--Donkey
Control number:
IAP 81970031
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_220840

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