Vaugirard, Paris, France
Possibly by Samuel Colman
Colman, a native of Portland, Maine, studied with Asher B. Durand, the leading exponent of the Hudson River School of landscape painting. In 1860/1862, Colman travelled in Italy where he completed this small watercolor sketch in early June, 1861.
Certaldo, a small town south of Florence, is known as the birthplace of Giovanni Boccaccio, the 14th-century poet.
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Inscription: [Inscribed] Lower left: Certaldo, June 6th '61
Medium: watercolor on paper.
Credit line: Acquired by William T. Walters (?).
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