Italian Landscape near Rome: Study for "Mountain Stream"

Object Number: 
S-102
Date: 
1847
Medium: 
Oil on paper, laid on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 14 1/8 in. (25.1 x 35.9 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed and signed at lower center in brown oil: "J.F. Cropsey 1847 / Rome"
Gallery Label: 
Our work is a study for the painting at the Arnot Art Museum that Ken Maddox, Cropsey scholar, has recently identified as "Mountain Stream" through study of Cropsey's correspondence.
Bibliography: 
Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. I, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, p. 229.
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Provenance: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, New York City, purchased in 1862
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group