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Rousseau was the central figure of the so- called Barbizon School of painters, named for a village on the edge of the Forest of Fontainebleau, near Paris, where these artists often worked. United by a love for their native landscape, they determined to paint the world around them as they...

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Lower left: Paris 185[...]Lower right: T H. Rousseau


Possibly by 1879, Thomas Wigglesworth (b. 1814 - d. 1906 or 1907), Boston [see note 1]; by descent to his niece, Jane Norton (Mrs. Henry S.) Grew, Boston; 1917, gift of Mrs. Henry S. Grew to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 29, 1917) NOTES: [1] According to notes in the MFA curatorial file, Wigglesworth may have lent this painting to the Boston Art Club in 1879.

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Gift of Mrs. Henry Sturgis Grew



53.3 x 74.6 cm (21 x 29 3/8 in.)

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Oil on panel