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The Road to Market

In a shaft of light, surrounded by dramatic shadow and numerous sheep, a woman on horseback in a white bonnet and red skirt carries a baby and a basket, a black dog at right. Behind her two men follow, one mounted, one on foot, on a dirt path surrounded by trees.
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  • In a shaft of light, surrounded by dramatic shadow and numerous sheep, a woman on horseback in a white bonnet and red skirt carries a baby and a basket, a black dog at right. Behind her two men follow, one mounted, one on foot, on a dirt path surrounded by trees.

Date:

1858/59

Artist:

Constant Troyon
French, 1810-1865

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Constant Troyon

Title

The Road to Market

Place

France (Object made in)

Date

1858–1859

Medium

Oil on canvas

Inscriptions

Inscribed lower left: C Troyon

Dimensions

92 × 73.4 cm (36 1/4 × 28 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Henry Field Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1894.1068

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