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A Buckwheat Field on Thomas Cole's Farm

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"A Buckwheat Field on Thomas Cole's Farm" is at once a beautiful panorama of the Hudson River, a painting that pays homage to Cole, the father of American landscape painting, and a prime example of the style promoted by the short-lived American Pre-Raphaelite movement. The London-born Farrer...

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Inscription

Lower right: TCF 63 [TCF in monogram];

Provenance

By 1955, with H. Grossman, Boston; 1955, sold by H. Grossman to Charles D. Childs, Boston; 1955, sold by Charles D. Childs to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1962, gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 14, 1962)

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

1863

Dimensions

29.84 x 64.13 cm (11 3/4 x 25 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.265

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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