The Trout Stream (The Trout Fisherman)

TitleThe Trout Stream (The Trout Fisherman)
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions12 x 10
Signature"R.A. Blakelock" lower left
Current OwnerPrivate Collection
URL of Owner
CityStateLincoln, NE
ProvenanceArtist; Albert E. Schoch, East Orange, N.J.; Olive Schoch; Albert E. Schoch, Jr.; Adelson/Tanzer
PublishedSheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1973
ExhibitedKnoedler, 1973
Subject DescriptionWooded landscape, with stream flowing out of middle distance to lower right foreground. Figure of fisherman attaching bait to a line, stands at center left.
ConditionRecently relined (glue lining), parts of trees seem to be scratched into pigment, brush texture in sky is quite pronounced with edges of foliage glazed over, some of the impasto appears to have been sanded down.
Infra-redClarifies structure of the tree under which the figure stands, also the signature, also tree at right.
UltraVioletNothing of significance.
ColorFigure, stream and sky a deep gold, the surroundings of a right blackish-brown.
X-rayThin irregular ground, concentrated in upper sky and lower right.
Additional Examination Notes