Oil on canvas
Overall: 45 1/4 x 36 in. ( 114.9 x 91.4 cm ) Frame: 61 x 47 x 5 in. (61 x 47 x 5 in.)
Signature and date: at lower left (on rock): A B DURAND / 1859
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The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
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