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Marsh Island, Ipswich, MA

Marsh Island, Ipswich, MA

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Chazen : Gallery : Rowland

Arthur Wesley Dow

Marsh Island, Ipswich, MA depicts a salt marsh near the birthplace and principal residence of artist Arthur Wesley Dow. The tidal rivers and wetlands of this area were a frequent subject of his landscapes, both in oil painting and in print. Dow was greatly influenced by Japanese woodblock prints. His placement of the horizon line at the upper portion of the canvas reflects their impact.
Artist
Arthur Wesley Dow
(American, 1857 - 1922)
Title
Marsh Island, Ipswich, MA
Date
ca. 1900
Medium
Oil on canvas mounted on board
Dimensions
14 x 20 in. overall
Credit
Gift of D. Frederick Baker from the Baker/Pisano Collection
Accession No.
2018.27.1
Classification
Paintings
Geography
America

Related

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