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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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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.


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


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