In the Whitewater Valley
T.C. Steele 1896
Oil on canvas
18 x 28 inches
Framed: 25 3/4 x 35 3/4 inches
Inscription: Signed and dated lower right
Provenance: The artist; Selma Steele (the artist's wife, by descent); Thence by descent; Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc., 5/15/2004, lot 368; Private Collection, Brookville, Indiana; Private Collection, Richmond, Indiana.
Exhibited: Brookville, Indiana, Franklin County Courthouse, "Brookville Through the Artist's Eye," October 16–November 13, 2009; Richmond, Indiana, Richmond Art Museum, "Collector's Edition: Hoosier Art Heritage," February 1-March 26, 2016 (label verso).
Note: A rare and beautiful example from the artist's "white period." This painting has had a recent museum-quality conservation and is housed in a superior quality period-style frame in 22K gold gilt. Estate stamp #441.
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