24 October 2000
Fremont Ellis (1897-1985)
Pines at Evening
signed 'Fremont Ellis' (lower right)
oil on canvasboard
14 x 18 in. (35.6 x 45.7 cm.)
Private collection, circa 1930-1940's.
By descent in the family to the present owner.
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The work depicts pine trees on the artist's ranch at San Sebastiani, New Mexico, located near Santa Fe.
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