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"Resting": Interior Scene with Seated Woman Gazing out of a Window

Object Number: 
INV.14830
Date: 
after 1882
Medium: 
Charcoal on board
Dimensions: 
12 x 16 in.
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in charcoal: "J. Alden Weir"; verso inscribed at upper center in graphite: "Resting J Alden Weir / Branchville, Conn."
Description: 
Figure
Gallery Label: 

American impressionist painter J. Alden Weir purchased a farm in rural Branchville (Ridgefield), Connecticut, in 1882. The summer retreat became a creative refuge for friends and fellow artists such as Albert Pinkham Ryder, John Twachtman, and Childe Hassam. This charcoal drawing was executed at Weir's Branchville farm.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group