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GEORGE GARDNER SYMONS
American, (1863-1930)
Opalescent River
oil on canvas
signed lower left "Gardner Symons"

oil on canvas
20 x 30 inches

  • Provenance: Nancy Lou Gardner; Private Collection, Connecticut.
  • Notes: A label on the reverse is inscribed "A gift to Nancy Lou Gardner on 21st birthday, Sept. 25, 1950."

    There is another larger painting by Symons, with the same title, of a similar scene in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (acc. no. 09.223) dated 1909.

    Framed dimensions: 28 x 37 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches


    Tags: listed artist, oil painting, winter landscape, snow scene, 19th century, 20th century, American Impressionism, Berkshires
  • Condition: in overall very good condition; unlined canvas; a few tiny areas of restoration apparent under UV; in a period frame
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