"A rainbow on a dark cloud falling precisely behind the tower of a neighboring church" [art original] / D.E. Cronin 1885.
Cronin, David Edward, 1839-1925, artist.
1 drawing : watercolor on wove paper ; image 25.6 x 17.9 cm, on sheet 38.5 x 27.4 cm
Borden Sale, American Art Gallery, 17-19 February 1913, lot 812. Rains Galleries, New York, NY, 27 November 1935 (W.D. Breaker sale), lot 688, bought in by Breaker. Purchased from William D. Breaker (through G.A. Baker) by W.S. Lewis, 1939. Bound as page 112 in volume 4 of M.C.D. Borden's extensively extra-illustrated copy of: Horace Walpole and his world : select passages from his letters / edited by L. B. Seeley ... London : Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1884. Page reference for quotation written below title: Page 84. Place of production inferred from artist's city of residence during this time period. Signed and dated by the artist in lower left corner of image. Title written below image.
View with a church steeple rising above trees in the middle distance, an arched rainbow crossing directly behind the cross at its top and stretching the entire width of the drawing. Smaller buildings are seen at the right and left edges where the rainbow terminates. A dense forest fills the foreground; dark clouds fill the sky above.
Churches. Rainbows. Steeples.
Borden, Matthew C. D.--(Matthew Chaloner Durfee),--1842-1912--Ownership. Brecker, William D.--Ownership.
Views. Watercolors--American--19th century.
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