Born: Stockbridge, Massachusetts 1862
Died: Clifton Springs, New York 1929
oil on canvas 37 3/8 x 30 3/8 in. (94.9 x 77.0 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of William T. Evans
Smithsonian American Art Museum
2nd Floor, East Wing
American Impressionism emerged in the late 1880s when a generation of American artists studied abroad to absorb the new palette and compositions that were modernizing painting in France. Landscapes and domestic scenes by these American Impressionists are as wonderfully fresh and sparkling as those by their more familiar French counterparts. These artists, attracted to the light and color of painting outdoors, celebrate a modern view of life as America entered the twentieth century.
Smithsonian American Art Museum: Commemorative Guide. Nashville, TN: Beckon Books, 2015.
Figure female - full length
Object - furniture - mirror
Object - furniture - screen
paint - oil
fabric - canvas
About Robert Reid
Born: Stockbridge, Massachusetts 1862 Died: Clifton Springs, New York 1929
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