Farm Scene with Mill Pond

folk art farm scene folk art farm scene

farm scene folk painting


c. 1910

oil on canvas on the original strainer

17 3/4" x 23"; in a late 19th century frame, 21 1/4" x 26 1/2"

Provenance: Ruth Troiani Fine Antiques, Farmington, CT; Samuel H. Du Pont (1901-1974); The William K. Du Pont Collection

possibly depicting the Chestnut Blight of the early 20th century that all but wiped out the species of tree in Pennsylvania by 1940.