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Caroline Lord 1920 Oil Painting "The Workmen"

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Caroline Lord (American; 1860 – 1927)
The Workmen, 1920
Oil on canvas
Signed “C.A. Lord” to lower left
Dated to lower left

An oil painting on canvas titled The Workmen by Ohio-based artist Caroline Lord (1860 – 1927), created in 1920. Portrayed in a post-impressionistic manner with patches of color and suppressed detail, this work features a gathering a men working outside a large building. The work is signed ‘C.A. Lord’ and dated to the lower left. It is presented in a gold-tone and gesso wood frame. A descriptive label is adhered to the verso.

Based in Cincinnati, Caroline Lord studied at the Cincinnati Academy of Fine Arts under Lewis C. Lutz and Thomas Noble; she continued her studies at the Art Students League and the Academie Julian under Jean P. Paurens and Jean Benjamin-Constant. Lord exhibited her work at multiple academic venues including the Paris Salons, the 1893 Chicago Exposition, the Pennsylvania Academy, and the Society of Western Artists. After returning to Cincinnati, she taught at the Cincinnati Academy of Fine Arts for thirty-four years.


- painting has been cut and relined with canvas and wax; small spots of accretion and stains to lower left area of canvas; some rubbing and paint loss along edges of painting; minor wear scattered throughout frame.


30.75" W x 25.5" H x 2.75" D

- measurement of frame; canvas size measures approximately 224" W x 19.25" H.

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