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English Barnyard
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English Barnyard

Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The scene portrayed is a barnyard containing cattle and sheep. One cow is being milked by a farmer seated on a stool. Behind him are various farm structures, a cow barn, a dilapidated shed, and a house with a smoking chimney nestled amidst trees. In the immediate right foreground is a duck pond. Wilson depicted the same buildings in his "A Farmyard, Surrey" illustrated in the advertisement of Vicars Brothers, "Apollo" 19 (1934): 114.
Date Description Narrative
7/05/1978Treatmentcleaned; coated; filled; inpainted; varnish removed or reduced
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, before 1909 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signed and dated] Lower left: J.W., 39
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, before 1909

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oil on canvas
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 15 x W: 18 in. (38.1 x 45.7 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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