Benjamin Champney (1817-1907) Lived/active: Massachusetts and New Hampshire
Rowing Past the Old Oak.
Signed and dated: B. Champney ‘75.
Oil on canvas.
21 ¼” x 18 ¼”, 26 ¼” x 23” with frame.
Great condition, old lining on original stretcher. In a contemporary carved gilt frame.
Provenance: Private Collection; Skinner Auctions, 2018.
Influenced by Barbizon painters in Europe and painting among some of the most notable Hudson River School artists, Benjamin Champney was exposed to great talent. He is best known for his landscape paintings. His attention to detail and contrasting use of light, are his most notable features, as seen here in Rowing Past the Old Oak.
Item ID: WoA-AMP-OC 665
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