jueves, 28 de julio de 2016


Christa Zaat

Henry Herbert La Thangue (English painter) 1859 - 1929
A Provençal Fountain, s.d.
oil on canvas
80.4 x 89.4 cm.
Manchester City Galleries, Manchester, United Kingdom

A view along a wide avenue in a sleepy Provence town. Trees line the side of the road, and birds (pigeons?) wander amongst the cobblestones.

In the foreground to the left a large stone fountain, with water shooting out of two lion's head-shaped spouts into a circular shallow pool. On the extreme left, under the shade of the trees, a woman leans towards the fountain's spout filling a jar with water. The leaves on the trees are brown and the ground is scattered with leaves on this bright autumn day.

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