Harry Herman Roseland
HARRY HERMAN ROSELAND (American, 1866-1950)Giving ThanksOil on canvas14 x 22 inches (35.6 x 55.9 cm)Signed upper...
Auction amount: $23,750.00
Sold: Nov 15, 2012
Harry Herman Roseland
Birth Place: New York City (New York state, United States)
A native and lifelong resident of Brooklyn, the late 19th-century painter Harry Roseland achieved acclaim and financial success for his charming depictions of African-American domestic and farm life.
While Roseland’s early genre paintings captured the sentimental relationships of upper middle-class white folks from New York, his mature paintings focused on post-Civil War blacks leading happy lives, whether picking cotton, telling fortunes, caring for children, or learning how to read and write.
Like fellow artists Winslow Homer, Richard Norris Brooke, and Edward Lamson Henry, Roseland romanticized the household and work conditions of African-Americans during Reconstruction rather than spotlighting grim realities.
Harry Herman Roseland Original Art Values Sold at Auction
HARRY HERMAN ROSELAND (American, 1866-1950) Giving Thanks Oil on canvas 14 x 22 inches (35.6 x 55.9 cm) Signed upper...
Thursday, November 15, 2012
HARRY ROSELAND (American Signing a Hymn Oil on canvas 20in. x 14in. Signed lower right Condition report: Unlined ori...
Wednesday, May 11, 2005
HARRY HERMAN ROSELAND (American 1866-1950) The Light of the Home Oil on illustration board 8 x 11 inches (17.1 x 23.5...
Friday, May 25, 2007
HARRY HERMAN ROSELAND (American, 1866-1950) Reading the Tea Leaves Oil on canvas 20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61.0 cm) Sig...
Thursday, December 5, 2013
HARRY HERMAN ROSELAND (American, 1866-1950) Tarring the Nets, 1901 Oil on canvas 14 x 20 inches (35.6 x 50.8 cm) Sig...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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