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Harbor Scene

Born in Illinois, Jane Peterson enrolled in art schools in New York and studied in Europe with the acclaimed Spanish Impressionist Joaquin Sorolla. Between 1907 and 1924 she traveled extensively in Europe, the Middle East, and coastal New England, filling her canvases with picturesque views of Gloucester, Venice, Istanbul, and Egypt. In 1910 she visited North Africa; this shimmering, light-filled landscape appears to depict the Nile River.

Jane Peterson
American, 1876‒1965
Harbor Scene
ca. 1910
Oil on canvas
18 x 18 in. (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Morton and Marie Bradley Memorial Collection, 91.421

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