Under the Cherry Tree

TitleUnder the Cherry Tree
Mediumoil on panel
Dimensions8 1/2 x 11 7/8
Signature"R.A.B." within arrowhead, lower left
Current OwnerSheldon Museum of Art
URL of Ownerhttp://www.sheldonartgallery.org/
CityStateLincoln, NE
Datec. 1883
ProvenanceArtist; Alfred George Bennett; Mrs. Leigh Pl. Owen; Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY; Nebraska Art Association, Nelle Cochrane Woods Collection, 1972.
Published"Ralph Albert Blakelock 1847-1919, "exhibition catalog, Lincoln, 1975. Nebraska Alumnus, March - April 1975, p. 14.
Exhibited"Ralph Albert Blakelock 1847-1919," Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln; New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, 1975, Cat. #80, illus. p. 85.
Subject DescriptionSubjects are Ernest Harry Bennett, left, and his younger brother Alfred George Bennett, the father of Mrs. Leigh P. Owen, Newton, NJ - the seller. The younger child was about three years of age, thus dating the picture about 1883. The Bennetts were neighbors of the Blakelocks in East Orange.
X-rayDetails of one figure and background in a neutron radiography
Additional Examination Notes