Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions17 5/8 x 12 7/16
Signature"R.A. Blakelock" lower left
Current OwnerDavid Findlay Galleries
URL of Owner
CityStateNew York, NY
ProvenanceMrs. John Hanson Rhodes, New York; Macbeth, 1903; Vose, 1904; J. R. Andrews, New York, 1906; Andrews et al sale AAA Jan. 28, 1916, No. 104; illus.; Engineer's Club, New York; William Doyle Galleries, 1978; Christies, May 1980; David Findlay Galleries, Inc., 1981
ExhibitedReinhardt, 1916; Whitney, 1947; Santa Barbara, 1969
Subject DescriptionView across body of water, tall tree overhanging branches fill left hand side of painting. Low dark masses of foliage on distant bank, full moon in upper center. Signed, R.A. Blakelock within arrowhead, lower left.
ConditionPainting extremely dirty, evidence of some superficial cleaning and retouches around the moon and in the reflections in the water, also at the lower left.
Infra-redReveals the blurred and rather casual character of the painting in the foliage patterns.
UltraVioletReveals retouches.
X-rayReveals a peculiar pattern in the ground coat, especially in the moon which is not fully painted.
Additional Examination Notes