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A Cold Day
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A Cold Day

Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A team of horses, hitched to a cart outside several thatched farm buildings, is exposed to a driving wind and snow storm. Though a relatively small work, this painting exemplifies Schreyer's accomplishments as a painter of horses and as a portrayer of the more violent and dramatic aspects of nature.
Date Description Narrative
1/01/1997Treatmentcleaned; stabilized; re-framed
Provenance E. Gambart & Co., 120 Pall Mall, London (date and mode of acquisition unknown); purchased by William T. Walters, Baltimore, April 5, 1867; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions [Signature] Lower left in dark grey: Ad. Schreyer; [Number] On back of frame: no. 119
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1867

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19th century
oil on canvas
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 17 3/16 x W: 29 5/16 in. (43.7 x 74.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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