|Date||October 20, 1958|
The painting is of the Grape Arbor and Cutting Garden on the southern part of the Blithewold property. Painted in the fall, it shows the trees in full fall colors in conjunction with many fall flowers.
Priscilla Ordway was a well-known Boston artist, a contemporary of Marjorie Van Wickle Lyon. They met in Boston when Marjorie joined the Copley Society and began taking private art lessons with Priscilla at her studio in Newton. A friendship began which would last many years. Priscilla became a regular guest at Blithewold where she loved to paint in the gardens, and many of her paintings remain in the Collection.
|Title||Grape Arbor & Cutting Garden|