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The Silent Desert

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The Silent Desert

Artist: Fremont F. Ellis (American, 1897 - 1985)

Medium: oil on hardboard
Dimensions:
25 x 30 inches (63.5 x 76.2 cm)
Frame: 30 1/2 × 35 3/4 × 2 3/4 inches (77.5 × 90.8 × 7 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Signed: FREMONT F ELLiS (lower right)
Credit Line: Purchase of the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, 1973
Object number: 31.20.4
Accession Number: 1965.1.812
Provenance: Artist; purchased October 4, 1956 by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; ½ interest bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation [1]; remaining ½ interest gifted June 15, 1973 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation by Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art | 1. Owned jointly by H.J. Lutcher Stark and Nelda C. Stark until his death at which point his ½ interest was bequeathed to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation.