18 May 2004
Property from the Estate of Richard T. York
William M. Hart (1823-1894)
The Land, Keene Valley
signed 'WM Hart.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
13¼ x 23¼ in. (33.7 x 59.1 cm.)
Painted in 1878.
Sale: Cavallo Estate, Woodmere, Long Island, New York.
Otto K. Niemand, circa 1939.
Private collection, High Springs, Florida.
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The present work depicts Keene Valley, in the Adirondack region of New York State, where the artist, along with his brother and fellow landscape painter James Hart, maintained studios in the 1870s.
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