|Artist: ||Arthur Meltzer|
|Title: ||Rain: Spring|
|Media: ||Oil on canvas, 46 x 42 inches|
|Provenance: ||Collection of the artist until c. 1980; private collection, Wilmington, Delaware, until 2001|
|Description: ||Signed at lower center: “Arthur Meltzer”|
REFERENCE: Mary O’Brien in Pennsylvania Impressionism, ed. Brian H. Peterson (Doylestown, Pa.: James A. Michener Art Museum; Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002), pp. 172-77
Note: This painting retains what appears to be its original frame, probably made by the artist.
The strong decorative qualities of the painting illustrated here may recall Arthur Meltzer's six-year apprenticeship with the Ford and McNutt Stained Glass Company in Minneapolis. According to a relative of the artist, the barn in this painting was located near Newtown, a short distance from Meltzers’ Bucks County home.
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|Price: ||Price upon request|
|Inventory: ||RS 5821|
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|Category: ||•a:American•a:Bucks County•a:modernist•a:modernist•a:Philadelphia•agriculture•farm•horse•landscape•|