Quick Reference

Time Period:
Painted in 1937.

Location:
Bennington, Vt.

Medium:
Oil on Canvas

Type:
Landscape

Category:
Churches, Buildings

Size:
25 X 30

Exhibited:
Unknown

Purchased:
Unknown

Provenance:
NA

Noteworthy:

"Made as one of my church series for Mr. F. P. Garvan who died so suddenly before the many pictures he ordered were bought." RSW

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Featured Artwork: Bennington Church

RSW's Diary Comments

"Painted in 1937. Made as one of my church series for Mr. F. P. Garvan who died so suddenly before the many pictures he ordered were bought."




Additional Notes

This painting remains in the estate of the artist. It sustained damage in storage requiring restoration at the Williamstown Art Conservation Center, Inc., in Williamstown, Mass. at a cost of $764.50 in October, 1992.".


Newspaper Clipping

Bennington Church Close Up
A 1940 issue of "Yankee Magazine" features RSW's Bennington Church
Click here to view the magazine article on .pdf
Cemetery of the church where many prominant
Vermonter's reside. (See image- upper left.)

The church itself is distinguished in the state of Vermont with great historical significance. We have included to this page these additional images of the church. To the right, an image of the church's cemetery. Below, images of the inside of the church- both front and back of the sanctuary.


This painting was one of several commisioned for a New England church series by Francis P. Garvan. He past before completion. To read about Mr. Garvin and the church series, Click Here


Additional Features

Close up images of the finer details in the painting, like the people.