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Study for "The Lost Mind"
  • Elihu Vedder
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Rome, Italy
  • Study for "The Lost Mind", 1865
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on panel
  • Canvas/Support: 31.8 x 19.7 cm
    Canvas/Support: 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 in
    Frame Dimensions: 20 1/4 x 15 x 3 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0001
Label Text

In the foreground there is a standing, barefoot woman in a black cape and white scarf. She is standing by some small rocks. There are diagonal hills in the background and a clear, blue sky.