Crossing the Brook (1899)

'Crossing the Brook' by Eyre Crowe A.R.A. (1899)

'Crossing the Brook' by Eyre Crowe A.R.A. (1899). Reproduction from Royal Academy Pictures, 1899, p. 45

Medium: oil

Size: 10 x 14 inches

Exhibited: Royal Academy, 1899; Manchester, 1899

This scene was begun in the Laclose Valley near Boulogne in October 1898. The woman carrying a child was drawn from the ‘slatternly peasant woman’, as Eyre Crowe described her, living in a nearby farmhouse.

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