Description: This painting captures De Voll's concepts of Impressionism inspired by great American painters such as William Merritt Chase. This is a very fine example of his best period circa 1915.
Location of Origin: North America
Medium/Materials: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 35 ½ by 42 in.; w/ frame: 45 ½ by 52 in.
Primary Classification: Fine Art : Paintings
Secondary Classification: Modern and Contemporary Art
Expertise: F. Usher De Voll studied at the Rhode Island School of Design. He also studied with William Merritt Chase, C. W. Hawthorne, Robert Henri, and H. S. Mowbray and at the Academie Julian with J. P. Laurens.
He was a member of the Providence Art Club, the Salmagundi Club, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Springfield Arts Association, and at the American Arts Professional League.
He exhibited at the Boston Art Club 1908-1909the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts 1909-1911, 1917the Corcoran Gallery 1910-1937the San Francisco Exposition 1915 (silver medal)the Providence Art Club 1930 (Prize)National Academy of Design, Rhode Island School of DesignArt Institute of ChicagoCarnegie InstituteSalons of AmericaVose Gallery;
Museums and Art Galleries: Art Institute of ChicagoPennsylvania Academy of Fine ArtsCarnegie InstituteCocoran GalleryNational Academy of DesignRhode Island School of DesignNew Orleans Museum of ArtMilwaukee Art Museum
Frank Usher De Voll also painted widely in Europe. His works are highly sought after by collectors.