AMERICAN OR EUROPEAN SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY) ROMANTIC LANDSCAPE PAINTING, oil on canvas, depicting three figures overlooking a lake with Classical temple ruins on shore and Roman bridge spanning the water in the distance. No signature located. Housed in a modern frame. First half 19th century. 23 3/4" x 28 1/2" sight, 30 1/4" x 35" OA. Provenance: From the collection of Gordon and Hildreth Wheeler, Keswick, VA. Items descended from the Scott and McCray families of Richmond, VA.
Relined on early, possibly original stretchers with scattered areas of retouch throughout sky and water. Minor craquelure throughout.