A River in a Meadow

Oil on wood | 42.5 x 66.4cm | Probably late 1830s-early 1840s

Théodore Rousseau

This composition is largely comprised of three horizontal bands: empty foreground, screen of trees, and sky. These broad registers are animated by nimble details, such as the complementary curves of the path and the river, or the straight line of fig...
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