Henry Orne Ryder (American, 1860-1943)
In the Orchard, Brittany
Signed and dated "Henry-Orne-Ryder-/1890" l.l., titled and inscribed "...H-Orne-
Rider [sic]-Artist-" on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 12 7/8 x 16 1/8 in. (32.5 x 40.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered retouch, craquelure, surface grime.
Scattered dots of retouch located primarily in the lower three inches of the composition in the foreground grass, with about 20-25 dots in all, the larger few measuring about 1/2 inch diameter. Retouch also to figure at left to highlight her hair, eyes, cheek, and hand. Craquelure appears stable, with scattered areas of tenting.