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La Bastide-du-Vert au Printemps

Accession Number
2014/1.613

Title
La Bastide-du-Vert au Printemps

Artist(s)
Henri Martin

Object Creation Date
mid 19th century - mid 20th century

Medium & Support
oil on canvas

Dimensions
48 x 39 1/2 in. ( 121.92 x 100.33 cm )

Credit Line
Bequest from the Estate and Trust of Elise Reeder Olton

Subject matter
The painting depicts people leaving the church in the village of Labastide-du-Vert, located in the Lot department of southwest France.

Physical Description
A church spire rises in the center of the strongly vertical composition, flanked by a group of tall, thin trees on the left, and a pair of the same trees on the right. Gently rounded mountains rise in the background against a soft blue sky. A stretch of bright green grass dominates the foreground of the composition, and church-goers leave the rustic stone church via a tan-colored path in the middleground.

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Primary Object Type
cityscape

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
churches (buildings)
grass (plant material)
landscapes (environments)
spring (season)
villages

2 Related Resources

Christian Churches
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Religious Buildings
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)

& Author Notes

All Rights Reserved

On display