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The Eagle's Nest Art Colony Collection

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Leon A. Makielski
(American, 1885-1974)
Rock River Scene

Description: Leon A. Makielski’s painting, also entitled Rock River Scene, executed in the Impressionist style, features a landscape depiction featuring brightly colored trees in the foreground with the Rock River peeking through the horizon in the background; housed in a decorative frame

Signature/ Distinguishing Marks: Signed and dated in the lower left quadrant
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 14 inches x 18 inches, unframed; 21 inches x 25 inches, framed
Year of Creation: 1907                         

Provenance: Leon Makielski spent his summers as an art student at the Eagle’s Nest Camp, and it is recorded that Makielski created this painting while he was a student at The Art Institute of Chicago.

 

                                          

       
     
     
     
     
 

The Oregon Public Library's Eagle's Nest Colony Art Collection has been researched and appraised by:

MIR Appraisal Services, Inc.
307 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 308
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 814-8510
Email: info@mirappraisal.com