July 11, 2016
James Baker Pyne (1800-1870), View of the Wye Valley Showing the Severn, c. 1810, oil on canvas, 26 1/4 x 37 1/2 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Stanford C. Stoddard, 1991.
“To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure, is the most perfect refreshment.”
—Jane Austen, Mansfield Park