Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • The Plantation, ca. 1825
    Unknown artist
    American
    Oil on wood; 19 1/8 x 29 1/2 in. (48.6 x 74.9 cm)
    Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1963 (63.201.3)

    Landscapes by folk artists generally show a particular location, yet this painting is conceptual. Everything is symmetrical—vegetation functions as a decorative fringe—and considerations of line overrule the depiction of reality.

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  • The Plantation, ca. 1825
    Unknown artist
    American
    Oil on wood; 19 1/8 x 29 1/2 in. (48.6 x 74.9 cm)
    Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1963 (63.201.3)

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