Description A peasant standing on a heavily laden, four-wheeled cart, stares forlornly across the empty landscape. The cart, drawn by a troika of horses, appears to be thoroughly mired in mud. In this barren scene with its glowering sky and leaden atmosphere, the artist conveys a remarkable sense of desolation.
- International Exposition. Vienna. 1873.
Provenance William Schaus, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown] (?); The John Wolfe Sale, New York, April 6, 1882; William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore, 1882, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Lower right: Ad. Schreyer
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters, 1882
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