The foreground is occupied by a river scene, visible beyond a flat bank with washerwoman. In the background are stucco and wooden houses set in a tropical landscape.


  • Title: Ponce silk-cotton tree
  • Creator: Francisco Oller y Cestero
  • Creator Lifespan: 1833/1917
  • Creator Nationality: Puerto Rican
  • Date Created: 1887/1888
  • Location Created: Puerto Rico
  • Physical Dimensions: 19 1/4 × 27 1/4 in. (48.9 × 69.2 cm)
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Museo de Arte de Ponce. The Luis A. Ferré Foundation, Inc. Gift of Maria Cabrera de Morell.
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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