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View of the Village Navundi Wai Wai Vula, Viti Levu, Fiji, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
La Farge, John 1835-1910  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Culture:
Fijian  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 220 State Street Springfield Massachusetts 01103 Accession Number: 49.D35
Date:
Ca. 1891
Notes:
Museum of Fine Arts, 1972, 1999.
Springfield MFA Bull., Feb/Apr 1950, pg. 3-4.
"Selections from the American Collections of the Museum of Fine Arts and the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum," Springfield, MA: Springfield Library and Museums Association, 1999, pg. 200-202.
Summary:
View of the mountainous interior of Fiji's main island of Viti Levu and the small village of Navundi Wai Wai Vula on the edge of a river. The view is framed with palm trees and native islanders in the foreground. There is a steep hillside on the left, two grass huts in the center, and a river with hazy mountain in the distance.
Topic:
Landscape--Tropic  Search this
Landscape--Fiji  Search this
Landscape--River  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Hut  Search this
Control number:
IAP 22930185
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_270929