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Dorothy “Doady” Newton [1916-2003]


[From the Community Collection, a public trust in Agincourt, Iowa]

Dorothy “Doady” Newton (1916–2003)

Copse in Winter

circa 1980-1990

oil on masonite panel / 9 inches by 12 inches

Winter has been a frequent theme in the collection, landscapes such as “Copse in Winter” by Pittsburgh artist Dorothy Newton. Acquired from the estate following her death in 2003, the painting hung in the home of Victor and Frances Blaine and came to the collection in 2015 as a memorial to Victor Blaine, who had graduate from Duquesne University and knew the artist.

“Copse” is nearly monochromatic — as winter can often be — centered on a group of trees in the middle distance, reflected in cold dark water. Newton uses oil paint almost as one would watercolor, thin transparent glazes of color.

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