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#3 Transitions Towards Surrealism

Landscape painting depicting a dirt pathway with steps and a wooden railing cutting through the center of the composition leading to a house on a hill in the distance. On either side of the path are blooming trees bearing pink and white blossoms in a green meadow.
Arthur Wesley Dow
Spring Landscape
oil on canvas
39 in x 32 3/8 in x 3 in (99.06 cm x 82.23 cm x 7.62 cm);39 in x 32 3/8 in x 3 in (99.06 cm x 82.23 cm x 7.62 cm)
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
This painting shows a view of the Seine river in Paris, including the wooden bridge, the Pont de l'Estacade.  The foreground is filled is small boats and a dock winch, while the in the distance the bridge and buildings of Paris glow in late afternoon light.
Stanislas Victor Edouard Lépine
Pont de l'Estacade
oil on canvas
10 13/16 in x 19 1/8 in (27.4 cm x 48.6 cm);21 15/16 in x 30 1/8 in x 4 1/4 in (55.72 cm x 76.52 cm x 10.8 cm)
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson
This painting depicts a quiet rural scene. A river runs from the foreground back into the distance, flanked on either side by green trees along the banks. A twilight sky dominates with salmon and blue hues. Ducks or geese fly just above the trees at right. A small figure fishing is visible on the left bank. The painting is signed and dated in paint (l.r.) "Daubigny 1870" (the date is somewhat obliterated).
Charles François Daubigny
Landscape—Evening
oil on panel
11 15/16 in x 20 7/16 in (30.32 cm x 51.91 cm);18 1/2 in x 27 in (46.99 cm x 68.58 cm)
Bequest of Carl F. Clarke
The painting depicts a solitary male figure standing along the shore. The thin layers of paint evoke a misty, overcast day with the figure standing perhaps on a tidal flat.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
Sea and Rain
oil on canvas
30 ½ in x 39 ½ in x 2 9/16 in (77.47 cm x 100.33 cm x 6.51 cm);20 ⅞ in x 28 ⅞ in x 1 in (53.02 cm x 73.34 cm x 2.54 cm);30 ½ in x 39 ½ in x 2 9/16 in (77.47 cm x 100.33 cm x 6.51 cm)
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Landscape painting of costal scene overlooking a body of water using an aerial perspective; three tree tops in center in darkened foreground in front of a glowing sky
John Frederick Kensett
Sunset Near Darien
oil on board
13 15/16 in x 18 1/16 in (35.4 cm x 45.88 cm)
Anonymous Gift
Portrait of a woman with dark hair and fair skin seated in a chair wearing a blue dress amid a sparse background of blues, greens, and browns; her body is positioned at an angle towards the right, while she looks directly out at the viewer.
Thomas Wilmer Dewing
Figure of a Girl in Blue (portrait of Miss Minnie Clark)
oil on canvas
29 5/16 x 36 3/8 in. (74.3 x 92.39 cm);29 5/16 x 36 3/8 in. (74.3 x 92.39 cm)
Gift of Mr. Raymond C. Smith
Panel painting depicting a young woman of high society in an interior setting filled with Asian accessories.  She stands behind a door, which she holds partly open revealing a small white dog sitting in front of an armchair.<br />
Alfred Stevens
Hide and Seek (Cache-Cache)
oil on panel
34 1/2 in. x 25 in. x 1 3/4 in. ( 87.63 cm x 63.5 cm x 4.45 cm )
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Landscape scene depicting trees silhouetted against a reddening sky with a dead fallen tree trunk lying diagonally across the foreground.
George Inness
Sunset
oil on canvas, laid down on panel
33 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. (85.09 x 72.39 cm);33 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (85.09 x 72.39 x 6.35 cm)
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Landscape painting featuring a row of trees in the middle distance, separating a glowing sky above and a meadow in the foreground. The painting is signed and dated (l.r.) "D W Tryon 1905"
Dwight William Tryon
Twilight
oil on panel
25 1/2 in x 33 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in (64.77 cm x 85.09 cm x 4.76 cm);25 1/2 in x 33 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in (64.77 cm x 85.09 cm x 4.76 cm)
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
This winter landscape scene is painted in light pastel colors including, white, blue, pink and gray. The artist has used vigorous brushstrokes and the paint has been applied thickly on the canvas. The scenery is not painted in detail but done in an impressionistic manner.<br />
In the foreground, a snow-covered hill slopes downward from the upper right side of the composition to the lower left. There is one tall tree that frames the scene on the far right and several others clustered on the left. In the middleground area, seen through the branches of these trees, there are factories and buildings of a town. Also, there are figures ice skating on a pond, at the far left of the composition. In the far distance, seen over the edge of the slope, is the skyline of a city, the shapes of skyscrapers silhouetted against a cloudy sky.
Henry Reuterdahl
Winter in Weehawken
oil on canvas
40 3/16 in x 50 3/16 in (102.08 cm x 127.48 cm);55 in x 65 in (139.7 cm x 165.1 cm)
Gift of Albert M. Todd

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