Quick Reference

Time Period:
Painted about 1930

Location:
Route 8A, just before Vermont.

Medium:
Oil on Canvas

Type:
Landscape

Category:
Farms

Size:
30 x 36

Exhibited:
Deerfield Academy, Hillson Gallery

Purchased:
Unknown

Provenance:
NA

Noteworthy:

According to RSW, there is a chalk drawing of the same scene. It whereabouts are unknown.

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RSW's Diary Comments

"Painted about 1930. Made from the Smith place in North Heath. A chalk drawing of the same subject is owned by Reverend Arthur T. Kinsolving, noted Episcopal rector."


Additional Notes

Art Chat by Anna W. Olmsted

"....and in this same harmonious group is Gray New England, with its single flash of blue sky amid menacing gray clouds, a subtle piece of painting....."


Springfield Early Republican, Springfield, Mass.: Thurs. Dec. 12, ? year

"A rambling farmhouse with a series of sheds, barns, and other accessories to the old-time country home is sympathetically drawn in Gray New England."


The farm as it appears in 2006. Most of the barns
have been torn down.

This artwork was exhibited at Deerfield Academy, Hillson Gallery, December, 1957, and Stoneleigh Prospect Hill School, Greenfield, Massachusetts, 1933.


This painting is privately owned.