View Near Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

American School

Oil on canvasboard

12 x 16 in.


American School

20th century

Additional information


This early 20th-century Pennsylvania School landscape depicts a verdant hillside that includes a bridge and farmland in the distance. It is located by inscription on the back of the painting as being near Newtown, Pennsylvania, today a suburb of Philadelphia.
Newtown was founded by William Penn in 1681 and flourished as a farming community for over 250 years. It boasts many historic sites: History of Newtown Square.

Inscription on verso:
"Peggy and Buck
A long life and a happy one
to the Newlyweds
from Jean and Pliny

This is a view over near Newtown Square
on the road that leads to the
Sunny South"


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