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Cedars and Snow Landscape Painting by Elihu Root



A beautiful on canvas landscape painting by Elihu Root, Jr., depicting a snowy tree-filled landscape with sunlight and dramatic shadows, in shades of green, blue, grey, white and brown entitled Cedars and Snow. Signed lower right. Grand Central Art Galleries, NYC label on reverse. Elihu Root, Jr. (1881-1967) was the scion of a distinguished American family. He was both a successful corporate lawyer who was also deeply involved in the civic life of New York, serving on the boards of the New York Public Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Harvard University, among other institutions. He was later in life, a successful artist who exhibited regularly at the prestigious Century Association in New York. His work is in the collections of the Century Association, the Emerson Gallery at Hamilton College and the Harvard Club of New York, along with private collections. This painting comes from the collection of Sir Edwin Manton. Provenance: Sir Edwin Manton Collection. Manton was a celebrated art collector, philanthropist and businessman who founded AIG. He was a major benefactor of the Tate in London. His collection of Constable paintings, in particular, was world renowned.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 35 in. (88.9 cm)Width: 29 in. (73.66 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1940s
  • Condition
    Professionally cleaned by a museum conservator and in a new Dutch black wood frame.
  • Seller Location
    Essex, MA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU837719286622

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