A beautiful landscape oil painting on wood board by Edward Gay (1837 - 1928) studied at the Hudson River School under James Hart. He settled in Mt. Vernon, NY in 1868 and became know for his paintings of the region’s farms, meadows, and rivers. Painting Measurements Frame:20" inch by 13 1/2" inches....Painting 15 1/2" inches by 9 1/2" inches.
Gay was an esteemed artist who was elected an academician of the National Academy of Design and exhibited at the Brooklyn Art Association, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Corcoran Gallery. He won prizes from the American Artist’s Association, the Society of American Artists, the
National Academy of Design, the midwinter Exhibition of San Francisco, the New Orleans Exposition of 1885, the Pan-American Exposition of 1901, and the St. Louis Exposition of 1904. His work is now featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the New York Historical Society, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, among other institutions.
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