Landscape

Artist

Washington Allston (American 1779–1843)

Date

about 1798

Medium

Oil on linen

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 13 1/16 in. (29.2 x 33.2 cm)

Description
Landscape, probably composed; mass of foliage at left, two small trees at right edge; at left, horse-drawn wagon carrying two men moving to the viewer’s left, third man on horseback moving to the viewer’s right; body of water in distance at right; mountain in distance just right of center.
Inscription

On verso (with image of Joseph Willard): W. ALLSTON DESIGNED / AND PAINTED DECEMBER 1798.

Credit Line

Bequest of William H. Sumner, 1862

Object Number

UR39a