Olive Parker Black (NY/MA, 1868-1948) oil on canvas landscape painting depicting a creek with mostly leafless trees along the bank, presumably during late autumn. Signed "Olive P Black" lower right. Housed in gilt wood frame. Sight – 13 1/2" H x 19 5/8" W. Framed – 23 7/8" H x 29 3/4" W. American, late 19th/early 20th century. Biography: Olive Black was born in Massachussetts but later studied art in New York, at both the Art Student League and the New York National Academy of Design. Her teachers, including Hugh Bolton Jones and William Meritt Chase, influenced her use of impressionism and Barbizon School style in her work. Black exhibited at many prominent institutions, including the National Academy of Design, the Carnegie Institute, the Boston Art Club, and the Art Club of Philidelphia. (Source: AskArt). CONDITION: Overall very good condition. One very small, (1/16" L) paint loss upper right quadrant in sky area.
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