The Farmhouse (Fifth Avenue and Fifty Seventh St)

TitleThe Farmhouse (Fifth Avenue and Fifty Seventh St)
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions16 x 24
Signature"Blakelock" lower left
Current OwnerPrivate Collection
URL of Owner
ProvenanceJames A. Johnson, East Orange, New Jersey; Mrs. Paul Haines, Old Lyme, Connecticut; Museum Art Exchange, Boston, Massachusetts.
PublishedSheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1973
ExhibitedKnoedler, 1973
Subject DescriptionA farmhouse with its outbuildings, framed by two tall trees at right and left. Dark foliage at left, open fields and distant house or barn at right. Woman stands at house door.
ConditionUnlined linen canvas, slack and drawn, some evidence of the discoloration of original glazes or varnish. A separation of varnish and paint film at right edge indicates original tonal character may have been lighter.
Infra-redSharpens drawing of two principal trees and details of cart, ladder, etc., at left.
UltraVioletSome retouched areas in sky.
Additional Examination Notes