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Pastoral Scene

A light-skinned woman, the bodice of her mauve dress pulled down, lounges against a rock, her arm extended on it. A child, mostly nude, stands in front of her looking downward while two men in her party, largely in shadow, lean toward each other as if in conversation.
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  • A light-skinned woman, the bodice of her mauve dress pulled down, lounges against a rock, her arm extended on it. A child, mostly nude, stands in front of her looking downward while two men in her party, largely in shadow, lean toward each other as if in conversation.

Date:

1740

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
Italian, 1682-1754

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 217

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta

Title

Pastoral Scene

Origin

Italy

Date

1735–1745

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

191.8 × 143 cm (75 1/2 × 56 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection

Reference Number

1937.68

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