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The setting sun, luminous mists, and tidy farm buildings present a romantic image of man and nature in harmony.
This canvas is an idealized composition that combines motifs from several different locales.
Cropsey was widely acclaimed for his autumn landscapes.
Gambert and Co., London, England, 1857, M. A. Newhouse and Son, St. Louis, Missouri, 1926, Dr. Alva M. Kirkpatrick Indianapolis, Indiana, 1926, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bilings, Columbus, (Indiana?), 1955, given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1971.