Signed lower left, this painting depicts a landscape with stream flowing through. An accomplished landscape painter, Olive Black was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She studied art with Hugh Bolton Jones at the Art Students League and with William Merritt Chase, and was considered one of Chase's best students. She combined the impressionism learned from him with Barbizon school influence from Jones. Black was a member of the National Association of Women Artists, the New York Society of painters, American Artists Professional League and the Copley Society in Boston.
Sight size: 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Overall size: 16 x 14 in.