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A Wooded Walk

Photo credit: University of Edinburgh

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A man in dark clothes and a woman in a red dress with white collar, accompanied by a small dog, walk down a woodland path which crosses the canvas diagonally towards the lower left-hand corner. The woods are hilly and the leaves of the trees barely let the sun shine through. The overall effect is a dark scene in the close woodland. The light is streaming down through the openings in a thick wood, the deep shadows of which give a brilliant effect to the strong gleams of sunshine thus partially admitted.

University of Edinburgh

George Square


Date

c.1650

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 51.5 x W 70.5 cm

Accession number

EU0723

Acquisition method

bequeathed as part of the Torrie Collection, 1836

Work type

Painting


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University of Edinburgh

George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland

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