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Landscape, the Forest Road
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Landscape, the Forest Road


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A solitary figure trudges along a dirt road leading through rocky, wooded terrain. The wild scenery and luxuriant foliage rendered in bright tones are characteristic of O'Connor's landscapes painted from memory in London in the 1830s. A similar view, "A Wooded Landscape" also dated 1839, was sold at Sotheby's London, March 31, 1976, no. 87.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/01/1946Treatmentcoated; varnish removed or reduced
5/24/1990Treatmentcoated; inpainted; other; surface cleaned
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, between 1903 and 1909 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signed and dated] Right center: J.A. O'Connor 1839
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1903-1909

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Period
1839
Medium
oil on canvas
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.221
Measurements
H: 18 1/8 x W: 23 15/16 in. (46 x 60.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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