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Creator Name: Twachtman, John Henry
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1853 - 1902
Creator Name-CRT: John Henry Twachtman
Title: The Old Mill at Cos Cob
Title Type: Former
Title: Deserted Wharf (The Old Mill at Cos Cob)
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1899
Creation End Date: 1899
Creation Date: c.1899
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: Unframed: 61.5cm x 51cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1942.122
Credit Line: Bequest of Julia Morgan Marlatt
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt, Cleveland
Context: In 1892, John Twachtman, one of the most imaginative of the American Impressionists, established a summer colony at Cos Cob, Connecticut. This painting depicts the Holley Mill near Cos Cob. Unlike the French Impressionists, who tended to analyze the effects of light and color in a scene, Twachtman was interested in expressing the pure poetry of color and his emotional response to the changes he observed in nature.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1942.122
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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