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Maison de Paysanne vers du Dent du Midi à Bex

c.1810-1836

Print after Samuel Frey

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Title

Maison de Paysanne vers du Dent du Midi à Bex

Date

c.1810-1836

Artist

Print after Samuel Frey

Description

View of a chalet; a road travels beside it from the right hand foreground into the trees in the right hand midground; two women and two children are at the entrance to the house, one standing in the doorway; in the right hand foreground is a figure on horseback conversing with two peasants on the side of the road; in the left hand foreground is a rocky stream and a tall tree to the far left; in the right hand background is a high snowy mountain peak. Etching with hand-colouring.
Inscription: Lettered below image: "Dessiné d'apres nature par S. Frey."
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Location

Bex, Vaud, Switzerland

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