Snow on the West Bank

by Harry Leith-Ross (1886–1973)
Oil on board
8¼ x 10¼ inches
Signed lower right: Leith-Ross


The artist

Estate of the artist

Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, acquired from above, by 2006

Daniel P. Abeloff, Carlsbad, California

Daniel P. Abeloff Trust, Carlsbad, California, acquired from above, 2015

Sale, Bonhams, New York, New York, August 24, 2022, lot 28, from above


Poetry in Design: The Art of Harry Leith-Ross, James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, May 12–October 1, 2006; Della Penna Gallery, New Hope, Pennsylvania, October 28, 2006–February 18, 2007


Erika Jaeger-Smith, Poetry in Design: The Art of Harry Leith-Ross (Doylestown, PA: James A. Michener Art Museum, 2006), 24, 25, 27.

Note: Harry Leith-Ross captured this snowy scene while living in Woodstock, New York. The thick textural brushstrokes are typical of this early period in his career.

Artist Biography

Beloved Bucks County Impressionist and Teacher

By Margarita Karasoulas

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.

I. Biography
II. Chronology
III. Collections
IV. Exhibitions
V. Memberships
VI. Notes
VII. Suggested Resources

I. Biography

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.

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