Lovers in the Snow II

  • Roy Moyer, Lovers in the Snow II, 1980, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 1980, Roy Moyer, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation, 1985.30.69

Exhibition Label
Roy Moyer enjoyed a multifaceted career that ranged from directing the American Federation of Arts to serving as chief of art and design for UNICEF. Although he was groomed from childhood to be a concert pianist, he taught himself to paint and had his first solo exhibition in Greece, where he lived after military service during World War II. In Lovers in the Snow II, a couple embraces within the protective space of a snowy glade. The subtle color and simplified forms glow with a visual poetry of light and space.


Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection, 2014
Title
Lovers in the Snow II
Artist
Date
1980
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
28 x 30 1/8 in. (71.0 x 76.5 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Landscape – season – winter
  • Landscape – forest
  • State of being – emotion – love
  • Figure group
Object Number
1985.30.69
Palette
Linked Open Data
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