The Glow, Evening

TitleThe Glow, Evening
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions15 3/4 x 24 3/4
Current OwnerPrivate Collection
URL of Owner
ProvenanceThe Vose Galleries purchase it from M. Knoedler & Co., New York in 1916. It was sold in 1918 to Mrs. H. K. Wick of Youngstown, Ohio. It was later repurchased from Mrs. Wick by the Vose Galleries, and in May, 1927 sold to Mr. J. G. McMillan of Glencoe, Illinois for $8,250. Repurchased recently from MsMillian Estate by Vose Galleries.
ExhibitedHigh Museum, Atlanta, Georgia in December, 1966
Subject DescriptionHorizon at bottom third canvas. Ground flat from horizon to immediate foreground. Pool of water reflecting the sky, right center foreground. Four trees silhouetted against the sky, the one at left center rising to two thirds the height of the canvas. Sky brilliantly lighted right to left.
ConditionCenter of sky very wrinkled. Considerable bitumen deterioration. Retouches evident in upper right corner of picture, in the center tree and scattered touches elsewhere.
Infra-redSharpens the details of composition, reveals signature.
X-rayScattered irregular application of ground coat.
Additional Examination NotesA photograph of this painting taken with a raking light shows the extremely heavy texturing of the surface due to paint slippage and deterioration.