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Certaldo, June 6th, '61
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Certaldo, June 6th, '61


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Description Colman, a native of Portland, Maine, studied with Asher B. Durand, the leading exponent of the Hudson River School of landscape painting. In 1860/1862, Colman travelled in Italy where he completed this small watercolor sketch in early June, 1861. Certaldo, a small town south of Florence, is known as the birthplace of Giovanni Boccaccio, the 14th-century poet.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscribed] Lower left: Certaldo, June 6th '61
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters (?)

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Period
1861
Medium
watercolor on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.1546
Measurements
H: 3 3/8 x W: 4 3/4 in. (8.5 x 12 cm)
Geography
  • Italy, Certaldo (Place Depicted)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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