After Sundown

TitleAfter Sundown
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions27 1/8 x 37 1/2
Signaturesigned "R.A. Blakelock", lower left
Current OwnerAddison Gallery of American Art
URL of Owner
CityStateAndover, MA
ProvenanceArtist; Henry W. Watrous; Artist, 1897; father of R.A. Crowles, New York; R.A. Cowles; Macbeth, 1928; Thomas Cochran, 1928; anonymous gift to Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., 1928
ExhibitedWhitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1993, 1947; Baltimore Museum, 1934; Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, Conn., 1934; Santa Barbara, 1969; San Francisco, 1969; Phoenix, 1969; Huntington, 1969
Subject DescriptionHorizon at bottom quarter of canvas, lake in foreground, four trees spread against the sky left to right, opening at left center.
ConditionGenerally good.
Infra-redShows alterations in paint film in foliage areas.
UltraVioletShows considerable number of repaint areas in foliage, foreground, rocks and sky.
ColorExceptional color in the concentration of intense red-gold sunset color at horizon with reflection in foreground water. Sky pale clear blue with thin scattered clouds.
Additional Examination Notes