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Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum

Painting


Accession number: 2015.9.1
Category: Art
Object type: Watercolour
Date: 1970 – 1995
Materials: Watercolour paints, wood, mattes.
Measurements: 44 cm W x 37 cm HMeasurements include the frame.
Signature: C.D. Harris
Marks/Label: Label on back says Atherton Gallery, CA.
Culture: Canadian
Subject: Rural Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia
Narrative: Charles Dewolfe Harris was born in Digby to a father who was a banker and a mother who was a photographer. He did not start painting until after age 50. He was a realist painter, often painting from old  photographs.
Description: A watercolour painting by C.D. "Pete" Harris of an  farm believed to be in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. There is a farm house with three gray barns and/or sheds to the left.  It is framed with gray and cream mattes with a wood and glass frame.
History of Use: The painting left the country at some point as it has the name of Atherton Gallery, CA (California) on the back.