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Italian Landscape near Rome: Study for "Mountain Stream"

Object Name: Landscape
Date: 1847
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Medium: Oil on paper, laid on canvas
Dimensions: Framed: 18 in. × 22 in. × 3 1/2 in. (45.7 × 55.9 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line: The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: S-102
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Gallery Label:

This work is a study for the painting at the Arnot Art Museum that Ken Maddox, Cropsey scholar, has recently identified as "Mountain Stream" through study of Cropsey's correspondence.

Provenance:

The Robert L. Stuart Collection, New York City, purchased in 1862

Bibliography:

Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. I, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, p. 229.

Exhibitions:

"Selections from the Collection of the New-York Historical Society," Art in Embassies Program, April 1, 1998–August 16, 2000.

"The Course of Empire: Thomas Cole and the Hudson River School Landscape Tradition," New York State Museum, Albany, NY, August 23–November 30, 2003.

"In Focus: Portraits and Small Paintings from the Society's Collection," The New-York Historical Society, January 9, 2001–March 24, 2002.

"Drawn By New York: Six Centuries of Watercolors and Drawings," New-York Historical Society, September 18, 2008–January 07, 2009.

"A Hudson River School Legacy: The Newman Bequest and Other Gifts," New-York Historical Society, March 24–June 4, 2017.