Oil on canvas
22 x 32 inches
Framed: 30 x 40 inches
Inscription: Signed and dated 1903 lower right
Provenance: The Dr. and Mrs. John Shively Collection, Lafayette, Indiana.
Exhibited: Valparaiso University Museum of Art, Valparaiso, Indiana, December 10, 1995–February 4, 1996; Evansville Museum of Arts & Science, Evansville, Indiana, February 18–March 31, 1996; Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, May 4–June 16, 1996; Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, Indiana, August 4–September 29, 1996; National Academy of Design, New York, New York, January 12–March 9, 1997,"Theodore Clement Steele: An American Master of Light."
Literature: Gerdts, William H., and Newton, Judith Vale "The Hoosier Group: Five American Painters." Indianapolis: Eckert Publications, 1985, illus. p. 73; Gerdts, William H. "Theodore Clement Steele: An American Master of Light." New York, Chameleon Books, 1995, reproduced pages 68-69 (color).
Note: A very rare Oregon painting. Beautiful color, exquisite period-style 22K gold gilded frame. Relates in style to William Merritt Chase's Shinnecock paintings. This painting is illustrated in two important books on Steele.
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