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West Point
  • Victor de Grailly
    1804–1889
    active: France
  • West Point, circa 1845
  • Where object was made: France
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 54 x 73 cm
    Canvas/Support: 21 1/4 x 28 3/4 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sentney
  • Not on display
  • 1959.0023
Description
Literature

Landscape with five figures on in the foreground. Two sitting, two standing, and one on a horse beside a dog on a bath with surrounding rocks. A tree frames the image on either side. In the middle ground, behind trees there are many sailboats on a body of water (river). There is a building visible left of center on a hill. More hills and mountains are in the background. The sky has clouds and birds.