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Collection Tri-Kappa
Catalog Number 1999.001.006
Title November Snow
Artist Osborne, Roland D.
Object Name painting
Description Original oil painting of a snow-covered farm scene.
NOVEMBER SNOW
Hoosier Salon 1954 $150.00
Ro land 0. Osborne
(1904-1977)
No. 41
Oil
36 X 30
You are drawn to this painting by a feeling of nostalgia ... this could so easily be your grandfather's cornfield, where you loved to play so many years ago ... good sturdy Indiana corn stalks In the foreground, a slight whiff of snow, dusk falling and the reassuring old red barn and farm house in the background ... you will stand and gaze at it, lost in dreams ... Native Hoosier born in Richmond in 1904 ... throughout his school years was Interested In art, but had no intention of becoming an artist ... in 1940 he seriously took up his work In Fine Arts ...his paintings have been shown In all major Indiana exhibitions as well as in galleries from New York to Florida in the area east of the Mississippi ... Holcomb Award, Indiana Artist Exhibition at the John Herron Museum 1947, Honeywell Award at the Hoosier Salon 1950, T. C. Steele Award for the outstanding work of the Exhibition at Indiana Artist Club Exhibition 195l …member of "The 20", Indiana Artist Club, Inc. Richmond Art Club, Indianapolis Art Association and serve as juror and speaker at many exhibitions ... painted in both oil and watercolor.
Provenance Purchased by Tri-Kappa in 1954 from the Hoosier Salon.
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions H-27.5 W-33.5 inches
Catalog date 1999-12-10