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Asturian Landscape (Paisaje asturiano)

Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida

European Art

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Well known for his paintings of holiday makers on the beaches of his native Valencia, Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida departed from scenes of the Mediterranean coast in this verdant river landscape in the northern Spanish region of Asturias. The white stucco houses with their red tiled roofs contrast with the cool tones of the wide range of greens Sorolla uses to differentiate rolling fields and varieties of trees.
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
  • Place Made: Spain
  • DATES 1903–1904
    DIMENSIONS 24 3/8 × 37 1/4 in. (61.9 × 94.6 cm) frame: 35 × 47 1/4 × 4 in. (88.9 × 120 × 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Signed and dated lower left: "J. Sorolla y Bastida 1904"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    CREDIT LINE Caroline H. Polhemus Fund
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (Valencia, Spain, 1863–1923, Cercedilla, Spain). Asturian Landscape (Paisaje asturiano), 1903–1904. Oil on canvas, 24 3/8 × 37 1/4 in. (61.9 × 94.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Caroline H. Polhemus Fund, 14.559 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 14.559_SL3.jpg)
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