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Olive Trees of the Riviera

Olive Trees of the Riviera

c. 1875

Samuel Colman

(American, 1832-1920)

Etching

Gift of George A. Goddard 1919.994

Description

Like Otto Bacher and Joseph Pennell (both also in thisexhibition), Colman was an avid traveler and madeextensive European tours in 1860 and 1871. He recordedhis peripatetic life in etchings, watercolors, and paintings.In this landscape and architectural vignette of southern France, Colman described an overgrown aqueduct amongst gnarled olive trees. Two figures gaze toward thepicturesque vision of a sailboat on the sunlit Riviera.

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Collection: 
PR - Etching
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Etching

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