Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on Academy board, estate stamp at lower right, presented in an ebonized and gilt frame.
Frame dimensions 16 1/2 x 21 in.
Henry Ward Ranger was a New York born artist, best known for his tonalist landscapes in the manner of the French Barbizon school. He was a founding member of the Old Lyme art colony in 1899 and was a member of the National Academy and the American Water Color Society. His paintings are in numerous prominent public and private collections including the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the Cleveland Museum of Art in Ohio.
Abrasion to sky and downward through trees in upper left quadrant; some chipping to frame.