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The Cold Day  1858

by Pierre Edouard Frère

Frère specialized in sentimental scenes of childhood. Thanks to the complimentary reviews of the English critic John Ruskin and the promotional efforts of his dealer Ernest Gambart, he enjoyed phenomenal international success during the mid 19th century. He established an artists' colony in Ecouen, a village located 8 miles north of Paris, that attracted both French and fo...
H: 16 1/4 x W: 12 5/8 in. (41.3 x 32 cm)
oil on panel
Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum