Renée's Treasure Trove

 Barbizon Farmhouse By A. V. Churchill 1906

$1450CAD

ReneesTreasureTroveRenée's Treasure Trove is located in Oakville, Ontario

 

                        BARBIZON FARMHOUSE BY A. V. CHURCHILL1906

AN OIL ON BOARD OF A FRENCH FARMHOUSE SCENE BY LISTED AMERICAN ARTIST ALFRED VANCE CHURCHILL. SIGNED LOWER RIGHT “ALFRED V. CHURCHILL 1906/SOUVENIR DE BARBIZON”. STRONG USE OF BROWN & BEIGES UNDER A CLOUD-FILLED SKY CREATING A SOMBRE MOOD. A FEW CHICKENS PECK FOR SEEDS IN FRONT OF THE BARN. SET IN ITS ORIGINAL BLUE-GREEN WOODEN FRAME WITH GILDED INNER BORDER.

THE ARTIST WAS BORN IN NORTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS IN 1864 & DIED IN 1949. HE WAS THE SON OF NOTED OBERLIN PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS AND PHILOSOPHY, CHARLES HENRY CHURCHILL. HE STUDIED IN BERLIN, LEIPZIG & PARIS FROM 1887-1890 AND RECEIVED A MASTER OF ARTS FROM OBERLIN IN 1898. HE STUDIED AGAIN IN PARIS FROM 1904-1906 AND AUTHORED BOOKS ON ART INSTRUCTION & HISTORY PUBLISHED IN 1900.

APPROX. SIZE IN INCHES: SIGHT SIZE: 17 ½” x 21 ½”. FRAMED: 25 ½” x 22 ¼”. DATED 1906.

PRICE: $ 1,450.00