Oil on board
18 x 24 inches
Framed: 24 1/4 x 30 1/4 inches
Inscription: Signed lower right
Provenance: Carl B. Shafer (purchased from the Hoosier Salon Galleries); thence by descent.
Exhibited: Chicago, Illinois, Picture Galleries, Marshall Field & Company, "Hoosier Salon," January 28–February 9, 1935 (54), label verso; Indianapolis, Indiana, State Life Building, Hoosier Salon Galleries, "Edgar Forkner Memorial Exhibition," July 16–31, 1945.
Literature: Judith Vale Newton and Carol Weiss, "A Grand Tradition: The Art and Artists of the Hoosier Salon, 1925-1990," Hoosier Salon Patrons Association, Indianapolis, Indiana 1993, p. 207, listed.
Note: A beautiful example of the artist's impressionistic style, in excellent condition. This painting was purchased from the Hoosier Salon Galleries and remained with the descendants of that purchaser until now. It was also included in the artist's memorial exhibition, where it was singled out for praise by famed art critic Lucille E. Morehouse in "The Indianapolis Star."
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