The Water Garden  1909

by Childe Hassam

This intimate landscape, with its strong rhythmic composition, flattened space, and tapestry-like application of paint, illustrates the modification of Hassam's style at the turn of the century when he absorbed Post-Impressionist developments. The painting is thought to have been executed on the property of a friend in East Hampton who had a beautiful lily pond surrounded ...
24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art