Grassy hill rising up to a line of trees and a large boulder with a rock wall extending into background
Aldro T. Hibbard, Belmont Hillside, 1908, oil on canvas, 30 ¼ x 30 ¼ in., Whistler House Museum of Art, Bequest of Theodore Edson Parker, 1944.11.151.
 
 Title
 Belmont Hillside, 1908

 Artist
Hibbard, Aldro Thompson (1886 – 1972)

 Creation Date 
 1908

 Physical Description/Subject Matter
A grassy hill rises up to a line of trees with a large rock. A rock wall and wooden fence run along the hillside into the background. The sky takes up half the canvas with soft white clouds. The trees bear no leaves, except for a sparse evergreen tree to the left. Hibbard uses a variety of colors to capture the green hillside — oranges, reds, and blues do the green landscape to show sunlight reflecting on the grass and shadows spreading across the hill.

 Dimensions (Measurements Description)
 h: 30.25 in., w: 30.25 in. (h: 76.835 cm, w: 76.835 cm)

 Object Type 
 Painting

 Material(s)
 Oil

 Material(s) Description
 Oil on canvas

 Affiliated School
 Boston School

 Location
 On display

 Credit Line 
 Bequest of Theodore Edson Parker, 1943

 Object Number 
 1944.11.151

 

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