Oil on canvas
Framed: 126 x 100.3 x 5.8 cm (49 5/8 x 39 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.); Unframed: 106 x 78 cm (41 3/4 x 30 11/16 in.); Former: 127.6 x 101.6 x 8.9 cm (50 1/4 x 40 x 3 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Mann and Robert A. Mann 1992.398
The artist was a popular art professor in Boston, and his followers were nicknamed "Tarbellites."
Located in New Castle, New Hampshire, Bos’n’s Hill was a favored leisure spot for Tarbell’s family, which included four children. It provides the luminous setting for this depiction of the artist’s wife, Emeline, who strolls through the landscape with a parasol to protect her from the sun, while a beloved pet dog accompanies her. Four years later, the couple purchased a summer house nearby.
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