Harold Harrington Betts (American; 1881-1951)
Fall Ploughing, early 20th century
Oil painting on canvas
Signed to the lower right
Harold Harrington Betts was born in New York City and was the son of Edwin Daniel Betts (1847-1915) who became his artistic instructor. Betts was known for his Grand Canyon paintings and depictions of Pueblo Indians, but routinely painted forested landscapes. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, and the Hackley Gallery in Muskegon, Michigan.
- wear to edges of frame; dust and accretions present to frame and painting; loss of paint to upper left edge of canvas due to rubbing; slight billow to canvas.
- measures frame; visible image measures 28.5" W x 24" H.