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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):La Farge, John
Culture:American (1835-1910)
Title:The Bathers
Date Made:1891
Type:Drawing
Materials:watercolor over pencil on paper
Place Made:Oceania; Polynesia; French Polynesia: Society Islands; Tahiti
Measurements:sheet: 11 15/16 x 7 13/16 in.; 30.3213 x 19.8438 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscribed on verso: Girls Bathing on the Shore near Papeete in an Outlet of the River Fautaua. The Diadem or Crown Mountain in Distance. Northwest Wind Blowing--Late Afternoon. February, 1891
Accession Number:  AC 1947.33
Credit Line:Museum purchase
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Description:
Inscribed on verso: Girls Bathing on the Shore near Papeete in an Outlet of the River Fautaua. The Diadem or Crown Mountain in Distance. Northwest Wind Blowing--Late Afternoon. February, 1891

Tags:
landscapes; figures; girls; water; rivers; nudes; branches; mountains

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