The Old Mills on the Somme
The Old Mills on the Somme
The Old Mills on the Somme

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The Old Mills on the Somme

Walter E. Schofield (American, 1867-1944)


Purchased directly from the artist for the John Herron Art Institute, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 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

artist
Walter E. Schofield (American, 1867-1944)
creation date
about 1907
materials
oil on canvas
dimensions
37 x 47-1/2 in.
48 x 58-1/4 x 3-1/4 in. (framed/not glazed)
mark descriptions
blue paint l.r.: Schofield
accession number
09.362
credit line
Julius F. Pratt Fund
copyright
Public Domain
collection
American Painting and Sculpture to 1945
colors