New England Farming
12 x 16
Oil on Board
Charles Curtis Allen was born December 13, 1886, in Waban, Massachusetts (village of Newton) and died June 28, 1950, in Leominster, Massachusetts.
Allen studied at the Worcester Museum of Art School with Philip Hale, Hermann Dudley Murphy, and Henry D. Rice. He was an active member of the art community as an Associate member of the National Academy of Design, 1933; Boston Society of Watercolor Painters; Boston Guild of Artists; Gloucester Society of Artists; Grand Central Art Galleries; National Academy; Salmagundi Club; Rockport Art Association; North Shore Art Association; Ogunquit Art Association; Philadelphia Watercolor Club; American Watercolor Society.
Exhibition History includes Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Exhibited by The Guild of Boston Artists); Boston Society of Watercolor Painters; The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1922).
Charles Curtis Allen (1886-1950), Frank W. Benson (1862-1951), and Edmund C. Tarbell (1862-1938) were close friends of S. Dacre Bush and often visited him at his summer home at Cape Neddick, Maine during the 1920s.
Provenance: Exhibited at The Whistler House of Museum, 20th Century New England Landscapes, June 3 to July 21, 2017. Exhibition label on verso.