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A Valley
Philippe Rousseau

Rousseau is best known as a still life painter, but his earliest submissions to the Salon were all landscapes. This picture was probabaly based on direct observation of an actual landscape, but the site has not been identified.

Key facts
Artist Philippe Rousseau
Artist dates 1816 - 1887
Full title A Valley
Date made about 1860
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 81 x 99.7 cm
Inscription summary Signed
Acquisition credit Presented by Francis Howard to the Tate Gallery, 1936; transferred, 1956
Inventory number NG4849
Location in Gallery Not on display
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