A Group of Peasants Crossing a Ford with a Horse-Drawn Cart, Jean-Jacques de Boissieu
Jean-Jacques de Boissieu
A Group of Peasants Crossing a Ford with a Horse-Drawn Cart
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Jean-Jacques de Boissieu

A Group of Peasants Crossing a Ford with a Horse-Drawn Cart, 1793


Blatt
325 x 493 mm
Physical Description
Watercolour on laid paper
Inventory Number
1035
Object Number
1035 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

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About the Work

The transparency of the watercolours has enabled the artist to create an atmospheric mood borne by light. Staffage in the ford, on the bank and at the centrally placed cross in the middle ground animate the landscape – the Vallée du Gier situated southwest of Lyon.

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
A Group of Peasants Crossing a Ford with a Horse-Drawn Cart
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Watercolour on laid paper
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Datiert und bezeichnet unten links: DB. [ligiert] 1793.
Captions Added Later
Verso unten links Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356)
Watermark
  • Nicht vorhanden
Work Catalogues
  • Perez (2018) 72

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Departement
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre

Iconclass

Primary
  • 25HH11(+1) mountains - HH - ideal landscapes (+ landscape with figures, staffage)
  • 46C1111 crossing a river
  • 46C1442 four-wheeled vehicle drawn by two animals

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Last update

19.02.2024