FRED GREENE CARPENTER (AMERICAN, 1882-1965) Midsummer Day 1915 Oil on canvas, signed lower left. A fantastical interior genre scene having three female figures in a lavish setting. A nude red haired beauty reclines next to a silver tea service as a woman with a bowl of berries yields to a pet parrot whilst another woman sorts through jewelry; label to verso from St. Louis Art Museum.
Exhibited: St. Louis Art Museum, 1982 "Impressionism Reflected: American Art, 1890-1920" May 6- June 27, entry number 4815
Provenance: Dr. & Mrs. Luis Schwartz, St. Louis, MO 46.75" square