Results 1 2995
459 Previous Next

Cattle by a Mountain Lake
Explore Object
Creative Commons License

Cattle by a Mountain Lake


Description Provenance Credit
Description Cattle graze on a slope overlooking a tranquil Alpine lake dotted with several sailing boats. The tranquility of the scene, the transparent atmosphere and the soft light suggest that the time of day is either dawn or dusk. When acquired, this painting was listed as the work of Adriaen van de Velde (1636-1672). More likely it is by a northern European, perhaps a Dutch artist, traveling in the Alps in the early 19th century.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

Download Image Add to Collection Creative Commons License

Creator
Period
1800-1830
Medium
oil on panel
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.1785
Measurements
H: 12 3/16 x W: 15 1/2 in. (31 x 39.3 cm)
Geography
  • The Alps (Place Depicted)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

Tags


    Thumbnail: Cattle by a Mountain Lake
    Zoom Out Zoom In Back to Details  
    Full Size: Cattle by a Mountain Lake