Quick Reference

Time Period:
November of 1941.

Location:
Burnt Hill, Heath pasture from the
pasture house, Mount Greylock in
background.

Medium:
Oil on Canvas

Type:
Landscape

Category:
Pastures, Landscapes & Views

Size:
25 X 30

Exhibited:
Grand Central Art Exhibition
Hotel Gotham Branch

Purchased:
Mrs. B. L. Walton

Provenance:
NA

Noteworthy:

Burnt Hill, Heath pasture and Beech Trees were RSW's most prolific painting subjects.



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RSW's Diary Comments

"November of 1941. Painted from the west window of Heath Pasture House. Greylock range under strip of lemon yellow sky. Sold from my Grand Central Art Exhibition at Hotel Gotham Branch, March 1942 to Mrs. B. L. Walton, Flushing, N.Y."

Comment on the back of a sepia print:

"From the Heath west window."


Additional Notes

View of Mount Greylock behind trees from
Burnt Hill, Heath, MA, July, 2006.

The pasture land is, over the years, gradually filling in with trees. Only certain areas still are covered with low bush blueberries.



This painting was sold at auction on August 2, 2012. Final price including commission was $5,463.



This oil was sold at auction by Eldred's for the hammer price of $5,605 on August 1, 2012.



After Rain in its frame
After Rain in its frame