Asturian Landscape (Paisaje asturiano)
Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida
On View: Beaux-Arts Court, South, 3rd Floor
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.
Oil on canvas
24 3/8 x 37 1/4 in. (61.9 x 94.6 cm)
frame: 34 1/2 x 47 in. (87.6 x 119.4 cm) (show scale)
Signed and dated lower left: "J. Sorolla y Bastida 1904"
Caroline H. Polhemus Fund
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Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (Spanish, 1863-1923). Asturian Landscape (Paisaje asturiano), 1903-1904. Oil on canvas, 24 3/8 x 37 1/4 in. (61.9 x 94.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Caroline H. Polhemus Fund, 14.559 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 14.559_SL3.jpg)
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