|Title||[Billiou-Stillwell-Perine House in snow]|
Watercolor painting of the Billiou-Stillwell-Perine House in the snow. View is of the rear of the house, with gnarled trees at center. Artist's signature and date at lower right: "Henrietta Beaumont / 1927"; penciled notation on reverse: "#26 / ANNUAL N A OF WOMEN ARTISTS / 1928 / BROOKLYN MUSEUM EXHIBIT 1928 / PERINE"
(Keywords: Perine House, Dongan Hills, New York, HRT)
|Acquisition||Gift of Frederick Beaumont|
|Ownership and History||
Henrietta Beaumont lived at 112 Rhine Avenue, Staten Island. She was married to Ernest Beaumont and was sister-in-law of Arthur J. Beaumont, who were also noted artists.
The notation on the reverse indicates that this painting was included in the the 39th Annual Exhibition of the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors, which opened on April 9 of 1928 at the Brooklyn Museum. According to a press release issued at that time, the show consisted of 361 works by 197 artists, chosen by jury or by special invitation.
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