(Likely) Emily Leith-Ross, wife of the artist
Private collection, Pennsylvania, (likely) from above
Private collection, Colorado, by descent from above
Sale, Rago, Lambertville, New Jersey, June 9, 2021, lot 146, from above
Note: This painting bears a verso label signed by the artist’s wife, Emily Leith-Ross, that reads, “I hereby certify that this is the work of Harry Leith-Ross.”
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An accomplished artist noted for his snow-covered landscapes, Leith-Ross is considered one of the most exhibited and decorated artists of the New Hope art colony.
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Harry Leith-Ross was an important member of the third and last generation of New Hope artists and an undisputed master of the landscape genre during its peak in American art.