Basque Fork, Rocky Mts, Colo.NBI ID: 609.I
Title: Basque Fork, Rocky Mts, Colo.
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 8 x 6
Signature: inscribed on stretcher bar: "Basque Fork/Rocky Mts Colo/R.A. Blakelock - 1879"
Current Owner: Salander O'Reilly Galleries
URL of Owner: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/06/nyregion/06gallery.html?_r=1&scp=2&sq=salander-o%27reilly+galleries+bankruptcy&st=nyt&oref=slogin
CityState: New York, NY
Date: 1879 at a slant and on upper stretcher bar
Subject Description: trees delicately drawn, delicate scratched drawing at base of tree where roots come out of the ground. View through a wooded clearing or path to a lighted sky; whole technique very smooth, painted with fine feathery stroke, some trees seem to be almost stippled in effect . No delineation of forms, except in single huge tree ? at right. The whole picture is tonal in ?.
Condition: relined; canvas mounted on cardboard mounted on canvas; some retouch in tree trunk
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