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THOMAS BUFORD METEYARD
American, 1865–1928

Rye, Sussex, Snow

Signed with monogram
Watercolor on paper
11 x 15 inches (28 x 38 cm)
Framed: 19 x 23½ inches (48.2 x 59.6 cm)

Executed circa 1911-13.  Meteyard and his wife Lilian moved to Rye, Sussex in the beginning of 1911 where, as Nicholas Kilmer describes, “they settled into a house whose back garden abutted that of Henry James.  The Meteyards had known James already – his brother William James, whose philosophy class Meteyard had taken at Harvard, had given them an introduction to Henry when they had first come to England.  In Rye, Meteyard commenced working on a broad range of images” (Nicholas Kilmer, ed., Thomas Buford Meteyard (1865-1928): Paintings and Watercolors, exhibition catalogue, Berry-Hill Galleries, New York, 1989, p. 38).

Provenance
Estate of the Artist, no. 363

Exhibited
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Thomas Buford Meteyard (1865-1928): Paintings and Watercolors, 1989, p. 71, no. 42, illustrated
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Pierre Menard Gallery, Scenes from Vagabondia: Thomas Buford Meteyard & Dawson Dawson-Watson, From Giverny to Scituate, 1890-1910, 2009, p. 55, no. 55, illustrated
Boston, Massachusetts, The Boston Athenæum, Thomas Buford Meteyard (1865-1928): Travels through Impressionism, 2017, p. 25, no. 68
Flint, Michigan, Flint Institute of Art, Art of Collecting, 2018

$6,500

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