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Roman Wine Cart

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One of Hall’s major figure paintings, Roman Wine Cart was created toward the end of his first trip to Italy as a showcase for the controlled, highly finished painting style he learned as a student in Düsseldorf. It depicts a festively attired peasant couple riding leisurely into Rome in a...

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Inscription

Lower left: G.H. Hall/Rome, Dec/22nd 1851; Reverse: Roman Wine Cart./Rome. Dec 22nd/1851

Provenance

1851, the artist; by 1853, E.P. Winans (died 1887), New York. Miss Jennie Brownscombe (1850-1936); 1916, gift of Miss Jennie Brownscombe to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 2, 1916)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jennie Brownscombe

1851

Dimensions

108.27 x 101.28 cm (42 5/8 x 39 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16.44

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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