Beach Fires

Charles Woodward Hutson (American, New Orleans, 1840 - 1936)
Signed lower right "CH"
Oil on board
Circa: 1925-30
Size: 10 " x 8" (sight); 11" x 9 3/8" (frame)
One of Hutson's more mysterious paintings. The beach appears to be aflame with a series of small fires. His composition is sharply divided between the overcast sky, the shoreline, beach and a line of brilliant blue trees. His brushstrokes are fluid and the paint is loose with a fine scumble.

Charles Hutson was a fascinating painter and a leader in the New Orleans art scene during the Roaring Twenties. For more information, please CLICK HERE.

Collections: Charles Hutson's work is represented in numerous private and public collections, including the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Phillips Collection, the Mint Museum of Art, and the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Condition: Excellent.

Price: $2,400.00