Benjamin Franklin Tryon (Massachusetts, 1824 – 1896)
Untitled (woodland landscape with hayfield and grazing cattle), 19th century
Oil painting on canvas
Signed to the lower right
Born in New York, Benjamin Tryon worked primarily in Boston and exhibited regularly at the National Academy of Design from 1866 to 1873. He was a pupil of Richard Bengough and James H. Cafferty, and became especially known for his landscape paintings.
- areas of overpainting throughout notably to the sky at the upper right corner and to the upper center edge; painting examined under black light; accretions and wrinkling throughout surface of painting; canvas relined; marks, scratches, chips, and finish loss throughout frame.
- measures frame; sight measures 35.5" W x 19.25" H.