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Misty Morning, Coast of Maine

Arthur Parton

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
The influence of William Trost Richards is evident in this work’s coastal subject matter, careful execution, and vaporous atmospheric effects. Parton studied with Richards in Philadelphia from 1859 to 1861 and remained close with the elder artist throughout his life, even going on a sketching expedition with him in the Adirondacks.
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
DATES ca. late 1860s
DIMENSIONS 9 1/8 x 17 5/16 in. (23.2 x 44 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Signed lower left (initials in monogram): "AP"
CREDIT LINE Bequest of Caroline H. Polhemus
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Arthur Parton (American, 1842–1914). Misty Morning, Coast of Maine, ca. late 1860s. Oil on canvas, 9 1/8 x 17 5/16 in. (23.2 x 44 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Caroline H. Polhemus, 06.31 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum Photograph, 06.31_PS11.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 06.31_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum Photograph, 2022
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