Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions27 1/8 x 37 1/8
Current OwnerCorcoran Gallery of Art
URL of Owner
CityStateWashington, DC
Datec. 1890
ProvenanceArtist; Harry W. Watrous; Williams T. Evans, 1913; William A. Clark, New York; bequeathed to Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1926
ExhibitedPan-American Exposition, 1901; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1907; Konigliche Akademie der Kunst, Berlin, 1910; Reinhardt, 1916; Whitney, 1947.
Subject DescriptionMoonlit landscape, foreground and middle distance occupy bottom quarter of canvas, large lake center of middle distance, three slender trees at left, full moon just right and a little above center.
ConditionSupport relined and primed (with glue); linen canvas; no distinguishing marks; pronounced sub texture and paint impasto, both of which are related to the design; crackle normal; stains and toning appear to be original.
Infra-redClarifies tonal character of foreground.
UltraVioletOverall evenly applied varnish coat.
X-ray(Area around moon) Shows only a moderate use of sub-texture with no discernible pattern of application.
Additional Examination Notes