Moonlight on the Columbia River

TitleMoonlight on the Columbia River
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions22 x 36
Signature"R.A. Blakelock" lower left
Current OwnerPrivate Collection
URL of Owner
Dateca. 1885
ProvenanceArtist; Lew Bloom (acquired directly from the artist); E.C. Babcock, Babcock Galleries, New York; Vose Galleries, Boston, MA, 1919;George Pl. Douglas, Minneapolis, MN; purchased by Milch and Babcock Galleries, New York, 1957; Mr. and Mrs. Meyer P. Potamkin, Philadelphia, PA, 1957; Sotheby's, New York, sale, lot 50, 2003; Robert B. Sollitto, Voorhees, NJ
PublishedVernon Young, "Out of Deepening Shadows": The Art of Ralph Albert Blakelock, Arts, October 1957, p. 29.; Geske, Norman."Ralph Albert Blakelock in the West," American Art Review, January/February 1976, pp. 123, 135; Rice, Robin, "Made In the U.S.A," Philadelphia City Paper, June 16-23, 1989, p. 9.
ExhibitedPhiladelphia, PA, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, "Art Collecting Philadelphia Style: Selected Works from a Private Collection, September-October 1968, no. 47; Dallas, TX, The Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, "The M.P. Potamkin Collection," January-March 1970, no. 2; Harrisburg, PA, William Penn Memorial Museum, "An Alumnus Salutes Dickinson College 200th Anniversary (From the Collection of Meyer and Vivian Potamkin), November 1972-January 1973, no. 13, p. 50, illustrated in color p. 9; Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, "American Art from the Collection of Vivian and Meyer P. Potamkin", June-October 1989, p.8
Subject Description
ConditionGood. Old generalized crackleur; relined and with a new stretcher; Wood frame, carved, gold paint
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