1909 C. Harry Allis Impressionist Landscape with Bridge, Oil Painting on Canvas
We are offering a charming, impressionist landscape with bridge that was a favorite subject matter for other artists of the period such as, Childe Hassam and Vonnoh, "The Bridge at Grez, France.
This painting is by C. Harry Allis, a known early 20th century painter who was active in Southern California, New Jersey and New York. This painting dates at 1909 when Allis was living in France.
One cannot help but admire the colors of the trees and their various textures, along with the great composition. C. Harry Allis moved to California in 1912. We purchased the painting in La Jolla, California.
Born in Dayton, Ohio, Harry Allis was a landscape painter in impressionist style and worked in both oil and watercolor.
He lived primarily in Michigan and California. He taught at the Detroit Museum Art School, gave private art classes,
and was an art critic for the Detroit Free Press.
He studied at the Detroit Museum of Art, with Harry Eaton in New York City, and with Bouguereau in Paris.
In 1912, he moved to Southern California and lived in Long Beach and Los Angeles, except for the early 1920s when he was in New York.
He was active in the local art scene until his death in Los Angeles in 1938.
Affiliations included the National Art Club*, the Society of Western Artists, 1896-1914,* and the Salmagundi Club*.
Frame Height: 24 1/4"
Frame Width: 30 1/4"
Canvas Height: 20 1/8"
Canvas Width: 26 1/8"
Frame and painting are in great, original condition. There is minor craquelure throughout.
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