Who is this handsome chap and which artist drew him?
|Who painted this? #26|
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Who Painted This #25 - The Answer
|Early Spring Afternoon, Central Park by Willard Metcalf|
- Title of the artwork: Early Spring Afternoon, Central Park
- Name of the artist who created this artwork: Willard Leroy Metcalf, American, 1858-1925
- Date it was created: 1911
- Media used: Oil on canvas, 35 15/16 x 35 15/16 in. (91.3 x 91.3 cm).
- Where it lives now: Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, USA
You can see more of his work on Wikipaintings
I said there were some clues as to the subject matter of the painting in the painting itself. In Metcalf's painting of Central Park, it's possible to see a small tree in blossom (somewhat obscured by the trees in the foreground); there are horses being ridden in the foreground and cars are being driven along the cream road. In the background there are some very tall buildings.
Who guessed correct
Alastair Fraser was the first with the correct answer. Much seems to depend on whether you guessed the location correctly in the first instance
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