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THOMAS BUFORD METEYARD
American, 1865–1928

Pink Poppies, Summer, Moses Hill Farm

Signed T.B. Meteyard
Watercolor on paper
15 x 11 inches (38 x 28 cm)
Framed: 21½ x 17 inches (54.5 x 43.2 cm)

Executed circa 1917-19.  In 1916, Meteyard and his wife Isabel bought Moses Hill Farm, an historic property near the village of Fernhurst in West Sussex.  There they raised their only child, Robert Thomas Buford Meteyard (born 1912), and it was from there that they continued to embark on frequent travels for the rest of their lives. 

Provenance
Estate of the Artist, no. 244

Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, Exposition Thomas Meteyard (Côte d’Azur & Angleterre), 1920, no. 33, as Le Jardin au Soleil
London, West’s Gallery, Exhibition of Water Colours by Thomas Buford Meteyard, 1922
London, Fine Art Society, Exhibition of Water Colours by T.B. Meteyard, 1922
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Thomas Buford Meteyard (1865-1928): Paintings and Watercolors, 1989, p. 76, no. 52, illustrated
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Pierre Menard Gallery, Scenes from Vagabondia: Thomas Buford Meteyard & Dawson Dawson-Watson, From Giverny to Scituate, 1890-1910, 2009
Boston, Massachusetts, The Boston Athenæum, Thomas Buford Meteyard (1865-1928): Travels through Impressionism, 2017, p. 25, no. 72

$6,500

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