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Collection Tri-Kappa
Catalog Number 1999.001.029
Title In the Harbor
Artist La Chance, Georges
Object Name painting
Date 1945
Description Original oil painting of a sailboat in the harbour.
IN THE HARBOR
Hoosier Salon 1945 $275.00
Georges LaChance
(Deceased 1965)
No. 21
Oil
28 X 32
Photographer in Vincennes before going to Nashville to paint with the artists group …Will Vawter, of all of the artists, was the one who took him out and helped him to see and to appreciate the beauties of nature ... an important member of the Brown County group where he had his studio… Hoosiers can be proud to claim such a cosmopolitan painter … had one-man shows in Toledo Museum, Kansas City Museum and Art Center In New York ... did the historical murals In the Vincennes Courthouse, the industrial murals in the Toledo Scale Auditorium, and the murals for the Bloomington Limestone Company … won the Hummel award in the 1937 Hoosier Salon, the L. A. Downs prize, the Edward Rector prize in 1940, and the Orphan Annie award In 1941.
Provenance Purchased from the Hoosier Salon in 1946.
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions H-27.5 W-31.5 inches
Catalog date 1999-12-10