C. 1910 Large and colorful impressionist landscape in oil and on canvas of a girl in the woods and scattered chickens. Frederic Mortimer Lamb(Massachusetts 1871-1936). Born in Middleboro and attended Massachusetts Normal Art School in Boston which was the first school of this type in the United States. He then went to Paris and studied at the Academie Julian. After schooling he worked on artistic endeavors at the New England Conservatory of Music. He became proficient in many areas of art, including oils, watercolors, pastels, and clay modeling. He was a member or associated with the Boston Society of Watercolor Painters, the Boston Art Club, the New Haven Paint and Clay Club, and several others. He won a silver metal for his painting “Our New England” at the Panama Pacific International Exhibition in San Francisco. At the Chicago’s World Fair in 1893 his painting “The End of the Trail”—a life size painting of hounds picking up a fox, was the only Boston selection out of over 600 entrants. His works have been sold around the world and he is represented in Various museums. He is listed in all major art references.
The painting is in excellent condition and in a fine custom frame. It is signed in the lower left. Measures 36” x 29”unframed and 42.5” x 36”framed.
Early 20th C. Frederic Mortimer Lamb Oil Painting