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landscape with pond and cottage and distant sea
  • Sir Edwin Landseer
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • landscape with pond and cottage and distant sea, mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • pencil
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 181 x 279 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/8 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of David H. Weinglass and Marilyn Carbonell in Honor of Stephen Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0017

The recto is a pencil drawing depicts a landscape with trees, bushes, a pond, and a cottage in the foreground. The cottage is on the left side of the page and is partially hidden by a grassy hill. The pond is on the right and is surrounded by trees. A sea is in the background. The sea is calm and the sky above is clear with three puffy clouds in the center.
The verso of this drawing has a simple pencil sketch of four women and script written in the top right corner.