Object photography

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On View Barbara Weld Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Sophia Amelia Peabody (American, 1809-1871)
  • Isola San Giovanni, 1839-1840
  • Oil on canvas
  • Salem, Massachusetts, United States
  • H: 8 1/16 in, W: 11 3/16 in
  • Gift of Joan D. Ensor, in memory of her mother, Imogen Hawthorne, granddaughter of Sophia and Nathaniel Hawthorne, 2004
  • 138521


This is an oil painting of Lake Como. A young couple walks from a wooded area across a bridge in the left foreground. Roman ruins are in the midground and Lake Como and mountains are in the right background.

Exhibition History

  • Wedded Bliss: The Marriage of Art and Ceremony, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; April 26, 2008 through September 14, 2008