Hy Whitroy Landscape Painting - Sylvan Murmurs
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Hy Whitroy
Sylvan Murmurs

1930s

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Nestled in a quiet glen surrounded by tall, lean yet sturdy trees, flowering saplings, and a murmuring brook sits a log cabin at the end of a dirt path. A blue sky dotted with fluffy clouds tops off this picturesque scene of bucolic beauty. It is a scene that conjures up feelings of bygone times and a simpler life, of a quiet and peaceful existence. This is just one of many nostalgic utopias created by artist and illustrator Hy Whitroy during his tenure on staff at the Brown & Bigelow Calendar Company in St. Paul, Minnesota. Created for use as artwork on one of B&B's countless advertising calendars, this original oil on canvas painting received its name, "Sylvan Murmurs", from a contest put on by Brown & Bigelow wherein the contest winner, a local woman from Minnesota, not only got to see her image title printed on calendars, but also received this original painting as a prize. A beautiful painting; it does display light even, scattered craquelure. Housed in the original wide profile gold painted wood frame. Measures a framed 27 3/4" x 34" with a sight Size 23 1/2" x 29 1/2"

Details

  • Artist
    Hy Whitroy (American)
  • Creation Year
    1930s
  • Condition
    Good
  • Dimensions
    H 34 in. x W 27.75 in.H 86.36 cm x W 70.49 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Reference Number
    LU12222902901
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