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Maker(s):White, Edwin
Culture:American (1817-1877)
Title:View of the Arno from the Ponte Trinita
Date Made:1873
Type:Painting
Materials:Oil on canvas
Measurements:Frame: 20 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in; 52.07 cm x 34.925 cm; Stretcher: 8 1/2 in x 15 3/8 in; 21.59 cm x 39.0525 cm
Narrative Inscription:  lower right (in red paint) Edwin White 1873:label on reverse: (in artist's own hand): View of the "Arno from Ponte Trinita Presented to the Mt Holyoke Female Seminary Augurst 1876 ; Edwin White, Artist Florence, Italy 1873
Accession Number:  MH 1957.142.I(b).PI
Credit Line:Gift of the artist, 1876
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Landscape with buildings on left, bridge crossing the Arno in middleground, moon in the sky, and figures in boat in foreground.
The Ponte Santa Trìnita (Italian for Holy Trinity Bridge, named for the ancient church in the nearest stretch of via de' Tornabuoni) is a Renaissance bridge in Florence, Italy, spanning the Arno. The bridge was constructed by the Florentine architect Bartolomeo Ammannati from 1567 to 1569

Tags:
landscapes; rivers; bridges; night

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