Deserted Wharf (The Old Mill at Cos Cob)

before 1899
(American, 1853–1902)
Unframed: 61.5 x 51 cm (24 3/16 x 20 1/16 in.)
Location: not on view
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In 1892, John Twachtman, one of the most imaginative of the American Impressionists, established a summer colony at Cos Cob, Connecticut. This painting depicts the Holley Mill near Cos Cob. Unlike the French Impressionists, who tended to analyze the effects of light and color in a scene, Twachtman was interested in expressing the pure poetry of color and his emotional response to the changes he observed in nature.
Deserted Wharf (The Old Mill at Cos Cob)

Deserted Wharf (The Old Mill at Cos Cob)

before 1899

John Henry Twachtman

(American, 1853–1902)
America, late 19th Century

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