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Object Name Painting
Date 1950's-1970's
Description Watercolor painting titled "Vermont Creek" by Marjorie Van Wickle Lyon. Painting depicts a fall landscape with two, two story houses and an old farm wagon set next to a meandering creek. The hills are in colors of blues and lavender. Birch trees are in the foreground. Colors are lavender, green, blue and grey. Painting was exhibited at the Copley Society of Boston in 1963. Listed in Sotheby's appraisal of 1987 as "Houses and Wagon by a Stream"

As a child Marjorie took painting lessons one summer with Mrs. Lulu Pratt, and another with Hannah Drury, both of Bristol. One of her earliest watercolors was done in 1897 when she was 13. Another watercolor dates to around 1900 when she was 16 years old. Marjorie's love of painting blossomed in her late 60's after her husband, George Lyon, died.
Associated with Marjorie Randolph Van Wickle Lyon
Title Vermont Creek
Artist Marjorie Lyon
Material Canvas/Wood
Condition Good
Catalog Number 1976.1.2454
Search Terms Art