Image courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Art | Licence: CC0 1.0
Image courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Art | Licence: CC0 1.0

Olive Trees of the Riviera

c. 1875

Samuel Colman

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Title

Olive Trees of the Riviera

Date

c. 1875

Artist

Description

Like Otto Bacher and Joseph Pennell (both also in thisexhibition), Colman was an avid traveler and madeextensive European tours in 1860 and 1871. He recordedhis peripatetic life in etchings, watercolors, and paintings.In this landscape and architectural vignette of southern France, Colman described an overgrown aqueduct amongst gnarled olive trees. Two figures gaze toward thepicturesque vision of a sailboat on the sunlit Riviera.
Medium: etching
Credit Line: Gift of George A. Goddard
Accesion Number: 1919.994
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Location

French Riviera, France

Country

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