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on Dec 27, 2016 in | Comments Off on Harry Knox Smith – Wissahickon Creak

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Oil on Board
9 x 11 1/4 inches unframed
Label reads “On the upper Wissahickon Creak near white march Pa.” and marked
“The Upper Branch Creek Summer 1900 Henry Knox Smith” en verso
Paint is well-adhered to board and board is flat. Some loss as pictured and most significant is lower left quadrant.
Last origin north central Massachusetts.

A battle ground during the Revolutionary War. American artist Harry Knox Smith (1879 – 1957) was active in the northeast, most notably New York.