Lines and Colors art blog

Eye Candy for Today; Harry Fenn ink drawing

Present Aspect of Gaines's Mill, Looking East; Harry Fenn; pan and ink
Present Aspect of Gaines’s Mill, Looking East; Harry Fenn

Link is to a zoomable version on Google Art Project; downloadable version on Wikimedia Commons; original is in Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Clear observation and crisp, textural rendering give Fenn’s drawing of a brick-walled mill and nearby wooden houses a tactile sense of presence and place.