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Landscape with Cows

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Alvan Fisher’s career, which included portraits, genre scenes, and landscapes, is illustrative of the versatility necessary for a New England painter of his day. Landscape with Cows stands out as one of Fisher’s most ambitious early works, particularly for its format: a large landscape made...

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Inscription

Reverse: A Fisher No 15/1816/NOV R

Provenance

The artist; Joseph Warren Revere; descended in family to Margaret A. Revere; to MFA, 1986, gift of Margaret A. Revere.

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret A. Revere

1816

Dimensions

71.12 x 101.92 cm (28 x 40 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.996

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

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