Deer in the Woods

Accession Number
1958/1.135

Title
Deer in the Woods

Artist(s)
Gustave Courbet

Object Creation Date
circa 1839-1877

Medium & Support
oil on canvas

Dimensions
18 1/8 in. x 21 13/16 in. ( 46 cm x 55.4 cm )

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
Realistic looking wooded area with just a deer in the image among nature.

Physical Description
A deer stands in front of a tree, with tail towards the viewer. There is a creek that runs along the left side of the image. It is a heavily wooded area with stones in the creek and brighter green grass on the right side.

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
forests (cultural landscapes)
streams
trees

& Author Notes

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