1323.  A colorful and charming landscape featuring a farmer fording a stream with a team of oxen.  They are pulling a wagon filled with hay.  A man sits on top of the hay stack, enjoying his ride.  A church and a barn with a water wheel sit on the far shore.  A pram is pulled up on the bank near a path that beckons into the woods.  Soft mountains provide a background for verdant trees.  The entire painting is finely executed with much detail.
American, c.1860.
Oil on academy board bearing New York F. W. Devoe label dated 1852 on reverse.
Original frame. Very fine condition.
Sight: 16" X 22 3/4"     Framed: 22 1/4" X 29"
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