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Melville F. Stark
Boats Docked by the Harbor

20th Century

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A stunning 20th Century oil painting on canvas of boats docks by the harbor. A prominent subject among the artist collection, as Stark was devoted to enriching the Allentown area from which he was from. This scene is a beautiful display of landscape impressionism. Influenced by his travels abroad to Paris where he soaked up the energy of the city, he later returned to Allentown to delve right back into painting with this new energy. The piece is signed bottom right and comes displayed in a wonderful frame. Art measures 30 x 36 in Frame measures 34.5 x 40.5 in A prominent plein-air painter and teacher from eastern Pennsylvania, Melville Stark was devoted to enriching the cultural life of the Allentown area. He was also a leading figure at the artists colony in Rockport, Massachusetts. In his later years, painted at Longboat Key Art Center in Florida. He taught at the Kline-Baum Art School, and Cedar Crest and Muhlenberg Colleges in Allentown, and was committed to the tradition of impressionist landscape painting. Melville Stark's paintings are highly sought after and are in many national and international collections and museums, he is a well listed and important American artist. PROVENANCE: Lilac Gallery Collection. This original artwork includes a Certificate of Authenticity issued by the Gallery. The piece will be stamped from Lilac Gallery on its verso.

Details

  • Artist
    Melville F. Stark (1903 - 1987, American)
  • Creation Year
    20th Century
  • Medium
  • Dimensions
    H 34.5 in. x W 40.5 in. x D 1.5 in.H 87.63 cm x W 102.87 cm x D 3.81 cm
  • Gallery Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU9821432843
  • Seller Reference Number
    001520
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