Image Resources | Currently on View in Andrew and Jane Paine Galleries
The dark, brooding tone is typical of Whittredge's German work.
Summer Pastorale is probably a compilation of two views of Kallenfels recorded in sketches.
In 1849 Whittredge traveled to Düsseldorf, Germany and spent time painting in the Harz Mountains.
The piece was owned by Mrs. Buchner W. Anderson in Cincinnati. It was purchased by Paul North Jr. in 1954. The John Herron Art Museum purchased the work in 1954.