Winter Landscape with Sleigh and Skaters on a Lake
American School, unsigned, probably New England, ca. 1860.
Oil on canvas.
Excellent condition, untouched and retaining the original stencil-gilt frame.
Private collection, western New York.
Dimensions: 27” x 36”, 33 ¾” x 42 ¾” with frame.
This charming winter landscape depicting a residence over-looking a lake with children skating and people enjoying a sleigh ride gives the viewer a glimpse of what winter life was like during the mid-19th c. A classic example of an American genre painting executed by an unknown itinerate artist while expressing a sense of tranquility and happiness.
Item ID: WoA-AMP-OC 603