Sunday on the Reefs
The Great Depression imposed severe emotional and financial hardships on many people, including Hartley, who in 1935 was living on sixty cents a day. Relief came when a patron sent the exhausted painter to Bermuda, where the tropical atmosphere revived his flagging spirits. There he concentrated on fish and floral still-life subjects
Oil on composition board
16 x 12in. (40.6 x 30.5cm)
Frame: 22 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (57.2 x 47 x 7 cm) (show scale)
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Bequest of Edith and Milton Lowenthal
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Marsden Hartley (American, 1877-1943). Sunday on the Reefs, 1935-1936. Oil on composition board, 16 x 12in. (40.6 x 30.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Edith and Milton Lowenthal, 1992.11.15 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.11.15_bw.jpg)
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