Fishing Below a Covered Bridge, Vermont

by Eric Sloane (1905–1985)
Oil on board
23⅝ x 28⅝ inches
Inscribed lower left: [WEST]FORD BRIDGE / [CA]MBRIDGE VT; signed lower right: SLOANE



Elizabeth Harris, Pasadena, California

Estate of above

Sale, Bonhams, California, August 7, 2006, lot 1049, from above

Private collection, New York, New York, acquired from above

[With] Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, New York, New York, from above, 2019

Private collection, Colorado, acquired from above, 2019


Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, New York, New York, Eric Sloane: Taking Us Home, November 8–30, 2019


Eric Sloane: Taking Us Home (New York: Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, 2019), n.p.

Artist Biography

By Nina Sangimino

I think in some ways I’m a failure because people think I’m a painter of barns and a writer of nostalgia… It’s not what I’ve been trying to do. I hate nostalgia. It’s a dreaded disease. [1]
—Eric Sloane

To view a painting by Eric Sloane of a quintessential New England covered bridge, with its weathered clapboard siding, worn dirt road, and Huck Finn–inspired children fishing in the brook below, one is touched by the familiarity of the scene. But what seems at first glance to be a simple version of Yankee Americana reveals deeper meaning when understood in the

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