The Old Mills on the Somme

Walter Elmer Schofield (American, 1867-1944)

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Purchased directly from the artist for the John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, in 1909. {1}

{1} The painting was included in the 24th Annual Exhibition held from 6 December 1908 to 4 January 1909, as no. 60, and purchased out of this exhibition; see exhibition catalogue and Art Association of Indianapolis, Announcement for February, 1909, n.p.
Its acquisition was likely determined by a voting contest for which ballots were issued to the visiting public; see Art Association of Indianapolis, Announcement for December 1908, n. p.

Object Information

Walter Elmer Schofield (American, 1867-1944)
creation date
about 1907
oil on canvas
37 x 47-1/2 in.
48 x 58-1/4 x 3-1/4 in. (framed/not glazed)
mark descriptions
Signed, in blue paint, l.r.: Schofield
accession number
credit line
Julius F. Pratt Fund
Public Domain
American Painting and Sculpture to 1945

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