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The Aberjona River, Winchester

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In his many paintings of the Aberjona, Cole was most influenced by the Barbizon School artist Charles-François Daubigny, whom he had met at Charles-Emile Jacque’s Paris studio. Like Daubigny, Cole worked outdoors and suggested the features of the landscape with a broad painterly style. He...

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Lower right: J. Foxcroft Cole

Provenance

About 1880, the artist (1837-1892); Alexander Cochrane (1840-1919), Boston; 1913, gift of Alexander Cochrane to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Alexander Cochrane

about 1880

Dimensions

46.04 x 66.36 cm (18 1/8 x 26 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.551

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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