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Parthenon - Metro Parks & Recreation - Nashville, Tennessee
Portrait #1347

Subject/Title:
Rab and the Girls
Artist: Homer, Winslow
(1836-1910)
Date Created: 1875
Owner/Location: Parthenon
Metro Parks & Recreation
2600 W End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 862-8431
Image Dimensions: 30 x 20
Materials/Media: Oil on canvas
Date Documented: 27 May 2008
Condition: Excellent

Description:Two girls are standing in a field with a hill covered with autumnal colored trees behind them. The girl on the viewer's right is loosely holding a bunch of red flowers in her right hand and is looking at the girl on the left, as if engaged in conversation. Both are wearing hats and long-sleeved dresses--on the left nearly black and on the right an iridescent grey. Rab, a large brown dog, is to the viewer's left and is looking directly ahead.
History of Work:Signed lower left "Winslow Homer 1875"
Notes:James M. Cowen Collection of American Art
Accession 29.2.21
Image
The Parthenon. Reproduction by permission only.

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