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Image of Island and Wisteria 4745

1961.55

Artist

John Sloan

Title

Island and Wisteria

Creation Date

1917

Century

20th century

Dimensions

19 7/8 in. x 24 in. (50.5 cm x 60.96 cm)

Object Type

painting

Creation Place

North America, American

Medium and Support

oil on canvas

Credit Line

Bequest of George Otis Hamlin

Copyright

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Accession Number

1961.55
Sloan painted Island and Wisteria during one of his visits to Gloucester, Massachusetts, a seaport that supported major fishing operations and attracted many summer visitors. In this summertime work, Sloan depicts a rural island with lush green fields. With its small house and outbuildings, the scene, though near to shore, remains a little world of its own.

Keywords: landscape (representation)  

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