Oaks at Madison and 8th Streets
14.25 in HIGH x 21.25 in WIDE
(36.19 cm HIGH x 53.97 cm WIDE)
Gift of Mr. Lester M. Hale

St. Mary's College, Hearst Art Gallery, June 14 - August 16, 1992 | "The Edge" - Oakland Museum of California, June 2 - October 14, 2007.

Oil painting of oaks at Madison and 8th Streets; by F. Richardt, Painting of the year 1869. Exhibition Label: "Scene in Oakland", Oakland Museum of California March 9 - August 25, 2002 45. Ferdinand Richardt (1819-1895) Oaks at Madison and 8th Streets, c. 1877 Oil on canvas Gift of Mr. Lester M. Hale By 1877 the Danish born and trained artist Ferdinand Richardt had moved his family to Oakland where for more than a decade they resided in various cottages located on the 800 block of Madison Street. His painting of Oakes at 8th and Madison Streets, depicts a summer afternoon with well dressed Oaklanders strolling or driving their horse-drawn carriages in a park-like setting on which Richardt renders detailed attention to the city's namesake trees.

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