WILLIAM MCKENDREE SNYDER 1848-1930: "Autumn Light" Oil Painting Signed Framed
Measures : 11 x 8.5 image; 21 x 18 Custom Framed minor nicks
Signature : Signed lower right
Condition: Painting very good.
Note: Gallery sticker from Harley L. Bickmore art collector to verso; Bickmore was long associated with the Closson Gallery Company, and owner of a gallery on 413 Race Street in Cincinnati.
Also note: This painting is on the darker side; I brightened so you could see the signature. It has a light connected to it but I do not know if it works
William Mckendree Snyder
William McKendree Snyder (December 20, 1848-September 1930) was an American painter active in Indiana in the late 19th and early 20th centuries best known for detailed Indiana landscapes. He was one of the first artists to paint in Brown County, Indiana making him a forerunner of the Brown County Art Colony.
He was born in Liberty, Indiana to a prominent Methodist minister, William W. Snyder. The family later moved to Madison, Indiana and it was there that Snyder is best known for his landscape paintings of southern Indiana Beech trees, though he was also known to paint portraits, still lifes, and other subjects.