HOME VIEW BY SUBJECT VIEW BY ARTIST ITEMS OF INTEREST CURRENT EXHIBITION CONTACT
HISTORY CATALOGUES
 
Charles Herbert Woodbury : Tidal River, Gerrish Island, Maine
Charles Herbert Woodbury (Tidal River, Gerrish Island, Maine)

[larger image

   sold  This item has been sold
Artist: Charles Herbert Woodbury
Title: Tidal River, Gerrish Island, Maine
Year: 1915
Media: Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 1/4 inches
Provenance:
Charles H. Woodbury was born in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1864. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with an engineering degree in 1886 and then went to study at the Academie Julian in Paris with notable instructors Gustave Boulanger and Jules Joseph Lefebvre. After returning to the Boston area, he became a prominent plein-air painter and embraced Impressionism until his death in 1940. Woodbury remains among the most influential artists to work in Ogunquit, Maine and in Boston and a strong influence on art education.
 
He is represented at the Gardner Museum; Corcoran Gallery of Art; Art Institute of Chicago; Herron Art Institute; Boston Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis Art Museum; Boston Public Library; Berkshire Atheneum; Detroit Art Institute; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Joslyn Art Museum; Worcester Art Museum; R.I. School of Design; Telfair Academy, Savannah; Colby College; Wellesley Colllege and in 100's of other museums and institutions. 
 
Woodbury painted many scenes depicting Gerrish Island, near Kittery Point in Maine. This is also the home of Fort Foster, one of the last old forts built in the Portsmouth area.
Description: Signed and dated at lower left: "Charles H Woodbury 1915"
Inscribed on stretcher verso: "Tidal River - Gerris Isl."; "Owned by E.W. Perkins"; "W.P."; "E.W.P/1931"
Inscribed on canvas verso: "C.H.W/(E.W.P.)"; "4"; "Charles H. Woodbury"

Note: Elizabeth Ward Perkins was a colleague and teaching partner of Woodbury.

copyright © 2017 Schwarz Gallery
Price: This item is no longer available for sale
Inventory: RS 6700
  
Category: •a:American•landscape•nineteenth century•
The Schwarz gallery is not responsible for any errors or omissions contained in this web site.