Durrie painted all the seasons, but he is most famous for his winter landscapes or snow scenes, in which he paid special attention to the visual effects of snow and ice.
George H. Durrie (American 1820-1863)
Old Grist Mill, 1853
Oil on canvas, 25 3/16 x 36 in.
The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, 1961.154
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
Paper size: 19 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.
Image size: 18 3/4 x 26 3/4 in.