Henri-Joseph Harpignies Valenciennes, France, 1819 – Saint-Privé, France, 1916
Landscape: A Summer's Day
Oil on canvas
39 x 56.4 cm
Gift of Elwood B. Hosmer, inv. 1929.487
Although adhering to the tenets of the Barbizon School, Harpignies developed in his late works a fresh luminosity reflecting the influence of his younger colleagues and his experiments in watercolours.