Hamilton Hamilton (Connecticut/California, 1847-1926) impressionist oil on canvas landscape painting depicting trees and flowers in a meadow, fore and middle ground, a small house in the left background. Signed lower right. Housed in a giltwood molded frame with carved decorations at centers and corners. Sight – 19 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W. Framed – 25 1/4" H x 29 1/4" W. American, late 19th/early 20th century. Biography: Of Scottish descent and born in Oxford, England, Hamilton Hamilton became a renowned American landscape and portrait painter and illustrator. He traveled widely, which meant that his landscape subjects included France, England, the American West, and the states of New York and Connecticut where he was one of the founders of the Silvermine Art Guild in Norwalk. Hamilton Hamilton emigrated with his family to Cowlesville, New York, a rural community near Buffalo, when he was a child, but he spent most of his life in Connecticut except for a few years around 1910 when he lived in Pasadena, California for his health. (source: Askart). Provenance: The collection of Dr. William Kendall Striker, Chattanooga, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Relined.
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