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The Road to Market

In a shaft of light, surrounded by dramatic shadow and numerous sheep, a woman on horseback in a white bonnet and red skirt carries a baby and a basket, a black dog at right. Behind her two men follow, one mounted, one on foot, on a dirt path surrounded by trees.
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  • In a shaft of light, surrounded by dramatic shadow and numerous sheep, a woman on horseback in a white bonnet and red skirt carries a baby and a basket, a black dog at right. Behind her two men follow, one mounted, one on foot, on a dirt path surrounded by trees.

Date:

1858/59

Artist:

Constant Troyon
French, 1810-1865

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Constant Troyon

Title

The Road to Market

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1858–1859

Medium

Oil on canvas

Inscriptions

Inscribed lower left: C Troyon

Dimensions

92 × 73.4 cm (36 1/4 × 28 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Henry Field Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1894.1068

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