Robert William Vonnoh
American (active Hartford, CT, 1858 - 1933, Nice, France) Primary
OpheliaLate 19th century - early 20th century
Oil on canvas
30 in. x 35 in. (76.2 cm x 88.9 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.136
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Paintings; Oil Paintings
This object has the following keywords:
canvas*, North American*, oil paint*, oil paintings*, plays*, religion and mythology, riverbanks*, trees*, women*
- canvas - Closely woven textile made in various weights, usually of flax, hemp, jute, or cotton, used especially for sails, tarpaulins, awnings, upholstery, bags, and as a support for oil painting.
- North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
- oil paint - A paint made by grinding pigments with a drying oil such as linseed oil. After 1940 alkyd binders were often added to oil paint to provide faster drying times.
- oil paintings - Creative works in the medium of oil paint.
- plays - Dramatic or theatrical performances staged by actors before an audience; acted representations of an action or story.
- religion and mythology
- riverbanks - The land margins of rivers.
- trees - Woody, perennial plants usually with a single, long, self-supporting stem or trunk, and which grow to a considerable height.
- women - Refers to female human beings from young adulthood through old age.
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
- Selected Works of Art, Archaeology, Ethnography and Decorative Arts from the College's Collections Bryn Mawr College , Feb 20, 2002 – Feb 24, 2002
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