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Country Road in France

n.d. Henry Ossawa Tanner Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1859 Died: Paris, France 1937 oil on canvas mounted on wood 8 1/2 x 11 5/8 in. (21.6 x 29.5cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins 1983.95.206 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 11B


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Henry Ossawa Tanner’s teacher Thomas Eakins taught him the value of making quick sketches of everyday scenes. Tanner had a studio in Paris but spent many holidays and summers in rural France, where he painted this scene on the spot.

Keywords

Landscape - France

Landscape - road

Landscape - season - summer

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

wood