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Farmyard Scene, (painting)

Painter:
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr 1822-1888
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Brandywine River Museum P. O. Box 141 Chadds Ford Pennsylvania 19317 Accession Number: 82.7
Date:
Ca. 1865
Notes:
"Brandywine River Museum: Catalogue of the Collection, 1969-1989" Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine Conservancy, 1991, pg. 33.
Summary:
Rural landscape depicting a elderly white-haired traveler and his horse arriving at a farmyard, where they are greeted by the family dog, while family members go about their daily chores. On the left, a young boy cares for a toddler just learning to walk, and on the right, a young girl feeds chickens. In the background there is a bucket sitting beside a small well, and beyond there is a view looking out over miles of farmland.
Topic:
Landscape--Farm
Figure male--Elderly
Animal--Horse
Animal--Dog
Figure group--Family
Occupation--Farm
Control number:
IAP 62900070
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_378014

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