Landscape Painting by William Henry Holmes

ID: 8022 or MAH-8022

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1920

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 11, Folder: 2

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Summary

The work is titled 'The Fascinating Charm of Field and Sky' and was painted by William Henry Holmes at his home near Rockville, Maryland. The painting is oil on canvas and measures 18' high by 24' wide. It was done around 1920 and presented by Holmes to the Cosmos Club, a society of scientists and intellectuals located in Washington, D.C., in 1926.

Subject

  • Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
  • Cosmos Club (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 11, Folder: 2

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1920

Restrictions & Rights

Unknown

Topic

  • Art
  • Landscapes
  • Art, American
  • Museums
  • History
  • Artists
  • Art objects
  • Art--History
  • Painting
  • Art--United States
  • Museum directors
  • Museum curators

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

8022 or MAH-8022

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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