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Winter Landscape
Giuseppe De Nittis

Under a leaden sky, a solitary female figure makes her way across a snow-covered garden plot. The garden appears to be walled on three sides, but is open on the fourth to a tall suburban villa. Like the garden, the house seems to be new. The setting may be a suburb of Paris. The sketch seems to have been painted from high up, perhaps from the upper window of a neighbouring house.

Key facts
Artist Giuseppe De Nittis
Artist dates 1846 - 1884
Full title Winter Landscape
Date made about 1880
Medium and support Oil on wood
Dimensions 21.4 × 26.8 cm
Acquisition credit The Gere Collection, on long-term loan to the National Gallery
Inventory number L858
Location in Gallery Not on display
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