The Pool (Memory of the Forest of Chambord)
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This quiet landscape is set in the forest of Chambord. Rousseau prefers to capture a scenic setting rather than depict the celebrated chateau. A rich light warms the centre of the painting, drawing attention to the pool of water that reflects the blue of the sky and the cows drinking.
Owner/Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY  (United States - New York)
Dates: 1839
Artist age:Approximately 27 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 32.4 cm (12.76 in.), Width: 40.6 cm (15.98 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on panel
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 28 November 2013.
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