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Vernon Days, the Muscatatuck

T.C. Steele

James R. Ross Fine Art

Oil on canvas laid down on board
19 x 31 1/2 inches

Other Information
Framed: 30 5/8 x 43 inches
Inscription: Signed and dated 1895 lower right
Provenance: Elsa K. Pantzer (1899-1978), Indianapolis and New York City. Elsa's father was prominent Indianapolis physician Hugo Pantzer, and she was an art history major at Smith College and active in promoting the arts in Indianapolis. She was the sister of Kurt Pantzer, who donated his Turner watercolors to the Indianapolis Museum of Art. While it is not known how Elsa acquired the Steele, it is said that Dr. Hugo Pantzer's sister Meta was married to Carl Lieber, who was Steele's agent in Indianapolis. After Elsa passed away, the painting descended to her daughter Emmy Pantzer Dwight. After her death in 2001 the painting descended to her daughter Deborah Dwight of Cincinnati, Ohio, who provided this information; Private Collection, Indianapolis.
Note: Superior quality period style frame, 22K gold gilt. Depicts the subject of Steele's well known 1887 painting "The Oaks of Vernon" (collection of the Indianapolis Museum of Art).
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