Description: COLIN CAMPBELL COOPER
"The Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, Harrisburg"
oil on canvas, signed, inscribed and dated lower right "To Mr. Joseph M. Huston with the compliments of Colin Campbell Cooper Jany 1, 1910"
20 x 26 inches
Provenance: The artist; Mr. Joseph M. Huston (architect of the Pennsylvania state capitol building); By descent in the family, Private Collection, Colorado; Private Collection, New Mexico.
Other Notes: Joseph Miller Huston (1866-1940) was an architect notable for designing this building, the third (and current), Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg. Construction started in 1902 of his Beaux-Arts design. Coincidentally, both Joseph Miller Huston and Colin Campbell Cooper were born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At the building's dedication in 1906, Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed 'This is the handsomest State Capitol I ever saw'.
tags: Pennsylvania, oil painting, Beaux-Arts, architecture, American Impressionism, 20th century
Condition: Canvas: Unlined
Condition: Very Good
Restoration: Very Minor
Framed dimensions - 25 x 30 3/4 x 2 inches
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