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Howard Pyle : Tory Refugees, The
Howard Pyle (Tory Refugees, The)

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Artist: Howard Pyle
Title: Tory Refugees, The
Year: 1901
Media: Oil on canvas, 24 x 16 inches
Description: Signed, dated, and inscribed at lower right: “H. Pyle./Copyright 1901 Harper & Bros.”
Inscribed in crayon on canvas verso: “The Tory Refugees/Colonies and Nation/Part VIII” (Note: The inscription indicates that this painting was intended to be an illustration for Woodrow Wilson’s “Colonies and Nation” [part 8] in Harper’s New Monthly Magazine [Aug. 1901]; however, it did not appear in part 8 or any of the ten other parts of the series.)
REFERENCES: Jane Allen Gregory et al., Howard Pyle: Diversity in Depth (Wilmington: Delaware Art Museum, Mar. 5-Apr. 15, 1973); Henry C. Pitz, Howard Pyle: Writer, Illustrator, Founder of the Brandywine School (New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1975)

This painting retains what appears to be its original frame. Pyle executed two basic types of illustration: black-and-white line drawings and oil paintings that were to meet the requirements of the developing technologies of photographic reproduction and color printing. Those intended to be reproduced in black and white, like The Tory Refugees, illustrated here, were painted in monochrome.

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Inventory: RS 5894
  
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