Landscape -- Scene from "Thanatopsis," (painting).

Landscape -- Scene from "Thanatopsis," (painting).
The landscape was inspired by William Cullen Bryant's poem "Thanatopsis" (1811, 1817), and shows a winding river on the left and a castle on the right with jagged mountains behind it. In the foreground there is a goat grazing beside a tree.
Artist: Durand, Asher B., 1796-1886, painter.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Smithsonian Control Number: IAP 36120179

Landscape -- Scene from "Thanatopsis," (painting). The landscape was inspired by William Cullen Bryant's poem "Thanatopsis" (1811, 1817), and shows a winding river on the left and a castle on the right with jagged mountains behind it. In the foreground there is a goat grazing beside a tree. Artist: Durand, Asher B., 1796-1886, painter. Medium: Oil on canvas. Smithsonian Control Number: IAP 36120179