Hawley Valley (A Panoramic View of Hawley Pennsylvania)

TitleHawley Valley (A Panoramic View of Hawley Pennsylvania)
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions15 x 52 /4
Signature"R.A. Blakelock" in arrowhead, lower right
Current OwnerMuseum of Art, Carnegie Institute
URL of Ownerhttp://www.cmoa.org/
CityStatePittsburgh, PA
Provenancesale, 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 DescriptionA 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.
ConditionGood. Relined.
Infra-redSharpens the drawn quality of buildings in landscape, especially a group of rooftops at the extreme lower left corner.
UltraVioletShows patchy quality of the varnish coat.
X-rayShows generally thin character of the paint film. Accent in the buildings and landscape built-up with small strokes of ground color.
Additional Examination Notes