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Painter:
Hitchcock, George 1850-1913  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
Dutch  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 17.182
Date:
Late 1890s
Notes:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975.
Burke, Doreen Bolger, "American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume III: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1846 and 1864," New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980, pg. 114.
Summary:
Dutch landscape with a windmill and a village in the background and a woman walking to evening prayers, or vespers, in the foreground. Her back is to the viewer, and her head is turned to the left, showing her face in profile. She wears a colorful cape and a sheer lace cap adorned with flowers.
Topic:
Landscape--Netherlands  Search this
Figure female--Waist length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Recreation--Church  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Windmill  Search this
Control number:
IAP 36120443
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_42219