American, born Germany, 1815 - 1872

Still Life with Fruit and Glass of Lemonade

Date: 1861

This pair of still lifes was executed in 1861, one year after German-born artist Severin Roesen had moved to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, a city in the north-central part of the state. Williamsport was a major center of the lumber industry in nineteenth-century America, boasting more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in the United States.

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Medium: Oil on canvas

Inscriptions: Signed lower right: “Roesen” in vine script

Dimensions: H: 17 1/2 x W: 22 1/2 in.

Accession: 0145.2

Collection: Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection

Category: Paintings - Subject Pictures

Tags: Lemonade , Glass , Fruit , Basket