Hawley Valley (A Panoramic View of Hawley Pennsylvania)NBI ID: 109.I
Title: Hawley Valley (A Panoramic View of Hawley Pennsylvania)
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 15 x 52 /4
Signature: "R.A. Blakelock" in arrowhead, lower right
Current Owner: Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute
URL of Owner: http://www.cmoa.org/
CityState: Pittsburgh, PA
Provenance: sale, Belle Vista auction, 1922; * * * *; Macbeth; G.W. Young, 1923; AAA-Valentine 3/7/1923 $800; Dr. Walter Timme; Vose; Museum of Art. Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, gift of G. David Thompson, 1957.
Exhibited: "American Classics of the Nineteenth Century," Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1957; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, 1957; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1957; Baltimore Museum of Art, 1957; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, 1957.
Subject Description: A panoramic view of Hawley Valley, Pennsylvania. Rising ground with trees and foliage in right foreground. A two-story building with crenelated roofline seen through trees at upper right. Distant sections of landscape contain scattered farm buildings.
Condition: Good. Relined.
Infra-red: Sharpens the drawn quality of buildings in landscape, especially a group of rooftops at the extreme lower left corner.
UltraViolet: Shows patchy quality of the varnish coat.
X-ray: Shows generally thin character of the paint film. Accent in the buildings and landscape built-up with small strokes of ground color.
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