The Edge of the Woods at Mont Gerard, Fontainebleau Forest
Théodore Rousseau - 1852-1854
1275 x 827 • 345 KB
Rousseau worked on this panel for two years and then dated it. It represents a clearing in the Forest of Fontainebleau where trees on the right are hundreds of years old but, due to harvesting, which Rousseau bitterly opposed, the trees to the left are mere saplings.
Owner/Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY (United States)
Dates: 1852-1854
Artist age:Approximately 42 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 80 cm (31.5 in.), Width: 121.9 cm (47.99 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on board
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 28 November 2013.
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