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Painter:
Cole, Thomas 1801-1848  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Amon Carter Museum 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard, P. O. Box 2365 Fort Worth Texas 76113 Accession Number: 1983.156
Date:
1845
Notes:
"An American Collection: Works from the Amon Carter Museum," New York, NY: Hudson Hills Press in association with the Amon Carter Museum, 2001, pg. 42.
Cash, Sarah, "American Art: Paintings from the Amon Carter Museum," Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1992, pg. 12.
Martin, Carter Johnson, "150 Years of American Art: The Amon Cart Museum Collection," Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1996, pg. 7.
Truettner, William H., and Allan Wallach, eds., "Thomas Cole Landscape into History," New Haven: Yale University Press (National Museum of American Art), 1994, pg. 66.
Summary:
Mountain landscape depicting a hunter and his son returning home, a slain deer on a spit carried between them as they head toward a log bridge leading across a stream. A young boy walks ahead of them, a rifle held over his shoulder as he crosses the log bridge. On the far side of the stream, the hunter's wife watches from outside their log cabin as she holds up a baby, and nearby a young daughter plays with a dog. The trees surrounding the cabin have turned bright autumn shades of gold and crimson, and in the background the setting sun highlights a rocky mountain peak.
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Landscape--New Hampshire  Search this
Landscape--Mountain--White Mountains  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Cottage  Search this
Figure group--Family  Search this
Occupation--Hunter  Search this
Object--Game--Deer  Search this
Control number:
IAP 50900250
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_384478