As he had in Giverny, Wendel found plenty of inspiring subject matter both close to his home on County Street and among the fields and marshes of the family’s Lower and Upper Farms on Argilla Road.
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Many of these paintings show the day-to-day activity of a working farmstead, as in Moonrise on the Farm, a fascinating glimpse of farm hands preparing a hay cart at twilight, rendered with the artist’s perceptive sense of color and atmosphere.
By descent through the family of the artist
Bringing to Light: Theodore Wendel, Vose Galleries, Boston, October 19 – December 7, 2019