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    CHAUNCEY FOSTER RYDER (American 1868-1949)
    Purple Hills
    Oil on canvas
    12in. x 16in.
    Signed lower left

    Loosely painted with a range of colors, Purple Hills reveals the influences of Impressionism and Tonalism in Chauncey Foster Ryder's unique style. One of the most successful artists of the early 20th century, he studied and exhibited in Paris before establishing studios in New York and New Hampshire. A prominent member of the Old Lyme Art Colony from 1910-11, Ryder was also a member of the National Academy and actively exhibited his paintings in New York galleries.

    Provenance: Altermann Galleries, Dallas, TX
    acquired from the above by the present owner



    Condition Report*: Very good condition; unlined original canvas.
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