The Winter Screen

or
The Winter Screen, Crow Agency, Montana

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Catalogue Number
642
Medium
oil on canvas board
Inscriptions

LR: J.H.SHARP.

Verso: The Winter Screen / From my cabin back yard / Crow Agency, Montana / Not for Sale [scratch out of Kardex Card] / $350.00

Dimensions
9 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.
Credit Line
Stark Museum of Art, Orange, TX
Accession Number
31.25.22
Subjects
Crow Agency, landscape, winter

The artist; [?]; [Jane Hiatt, La Fonda Art Gallery, Taos, New Mexico]; H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1956; present owner: Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, Orange, Texas, by bequest, 1965; accession to Stark Museum of Art, 1965The artist; [?]; [Jane Hiatt, La Fonda Art Gallery, Taos, New Mexico]; H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1956; present owner: Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, Orange, Texas, by bequest, 1965; accession to Stark Museum of Art, 1965

Sharp enjoyed painting en plein air in the wintery Montana outdoors. This work though was viewed from his studio window. He generally disliked summer's verdure in Northwest, but the stark contrasts of winter as seen here appealed to him greatly.