Moon Magic

TitleMoon Magic
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions35 3/4 x 30 5/8
Signature"R.A. Blakelock" lower right
Current OwnerHigh Museum of Art
URL of Owner
CityStateAtlanta, GA
ProvenanceArtist; W. Snow, New York; Frank Reside, New York; W. S. Quigley, Los Angeles; Vose Galleries, Boston, early teens (on consignment); W. S. Quigley, after April 1936; Vose Galleries, Aug. 1936; Walter S. Ballou, Providence, R. I., Aug. 1937; Vose Galleries; HMA. March 1938
Subject DescriptionA low flat landscape with a stream or lake in middle distance and center foreground. A single tall tree stands at right with a full moon at top center slightly framed by the topmost foliage.
ConditionGenerally good.
Infra-redSharpens the pattern of reflections from middle distance foreground.
UltraVioletReveals several large repairs in sky, tree and right foreground.
X-rayThinly spread ground, as with a palette knife.
Additional Examination Notes