Garden scene showing a banana tree, a persimmon tree loaded with fruit, and flowering bushes in the foreground. In the mid-ground are a picket fence and shrubbery, and in the background is a mass of blue-brown trees.


  • Title: Backyard in Covington
  • Creator: Ellsworth Woodward
  • Creator Lifespan: 1861-1939
  • Date Created: 1930s
  • Physical Dimensions: 35 1/4" x 47 1/4"
  • Type: oil paintings (visual works); landscapes (representations)
  • Rights: Physical rights are retained by The Historic New Orleans Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.
  • Medium: oil paint (paint); canvas
  • Art Form: Paintings
  • Support: oil painting (technique)
  • Depicted Location: Covington (La.)
  • Depicted Topic: Landscape paintings
  • Credit Line: Gift of Laura Simon Nelson
  • Accession Number: 1995.103.3

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