Arthur Wesley Dow (American, 1857-1922)
The Destroyer, circa 1911-1913
Signed lower left, Arthur W. Dow
Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 inches
Inscribed on verso of stretcher: The Destroyer (the Colorado River) / #2 Grand Caon Arizona 1913 / Arthur W. Dow
Provenance: Mattatuck Historical Society, Waterbury, Connecticut, circa 1960s
Exhibited: Spanierman Gallery, LLC, New York, Arthur Wesley Dow (1857-1922): His Art and His Influence, November 9, 1999-January 22, 2000.
Literature: Nancy E. Green, et al, Arthur Wesley Dow (1857-1922): His Art and His Influence (New York: Spanierman Gallery, 1999), pp. 132, 133 color illus.