Country Road in France

  • Henry Ossawa Tanner, Country Road in France, n.d., oil on canvas mounted on wood, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins, 1983.95.206

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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.

Title
Country Road in France
Artist
Date
n.d.
On View
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 11 5/8 in. (21.6 x 29.5cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas mounted on wood
Classifications
Keywords
  • Landscape – road
  • Landscape – season – summer
  • Landscape – France
Object Number
1983.95.206
Palette
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