Italian Landscape near Rome: Study for "Mountain Stream"
Oil on paper, laid on canvas
Overall: 9 7/8 x 14 1/8 in. (25.1 x 35.9 cm)
Signed and inscribed and signed at lower center in brown oil: "J.F. Cropsey 1847 / Rome"
Our work is a study for the painting at the Arnot Art Museum that Ken Maddox, Cropsey scholar, has recently identified as "Mountain Stream" through study of Cropsey's correspondence.
Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. I, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, p. 229.
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, New York City, purchased in 1862
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.