Quick Reference

Time Period:
Painted before 1929.

Location:
Charlemont Road (Town Farm Hill)
Buckland Center, MA

Medium:
Oil on Canvas

Type:
Landscape

Gallery:
Woods

Size:
25 x 30, Upright

Exhibited:
Littlecote Gallery, Utica, NY, 1929
Myles Standish Galleries, 1929

Purchased:
Mrs. Wm. H. Moore

Provenance:
NA

Noteworthy:

"...one of several I made for Mrs. Wm. H. Moore..." RSW

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RSW's Diary Comments

Painted before 1929. This was one of several I made for Mrs. Wm. H. Moore when she agreed to own one of my paintings, although she eventually bought Road Guardians from Conway Road. Painted on Town Farm Hill in Buckland just below old town farm. Upright."


Comments on the back of a sepia print:

"Bright yellow-green, with dark bronzy-green for hemlocks, and foreground, rose-color."


"Exhibited at the Myles Standish Galleries, Boston, Mass."


Additional Notes

Myles Standish May 1929
Clipping for Myles Standish Exhibition 1929
Littlecote article
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Boston Globe, May, 1929, by A. J. Philpott.

"....May Woods is charming in its color and luminosity--and in its whole character."


In 2007 this painting underwent restoration at Williamstown and now hangs in a local home.