Old Lyme Pasture

by William S. Robinson (1861–1945)
Oil on canvas
30¼ x 40 1/16 inches
Signed lower left: WM. S. ROBINSON


The University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island

Sale, Christie’s, New York, New York, February 12, 2002, lot 69

Private collection, Bend, Oregon



Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut, Connecticut Treasures: Works from Private Collections, July 3–September 19, 2010

Artist Biography

Born in East Gloucester, Massachusetts, William Smith Robinson is known for his impressionistic landscapes and seascapes of New England and Mississippi. The son of a fisherman, his early career was in marine subjects. In the early 1880s, he taught in the Boston area and from 1885 to 1889 at the Maryland Institute in Baltimore. In the early 1890s, he traveled to Paris to study at the Académie Julian. Upon returning to the United States, he began exhibiting his work and resumed teaching, this time in New York and Philadelphia. In 1905, Robinson traveled to the boardinghouse of Florence Griswold in

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