Mountain with Red House

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Mountain with Red House
ArtistCharles Demuth Edit this on Wikidata
Yearc. 1913
Dimensions24.1 cm (9.5 in) × 32.1 cm (12.6 in)
LocationMetropolitan Museum of Art
Accession No.49.70.70a, b Edit this on Wikidata
IdentifiersThe Met object ID: 488517

Mountain with Red House is a watercolor landscape painting created ca. 1913 by the American artist Charles Demuth. It is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in the New York.[1]

Early history and creation[edit]

Charles Demuth painted this work around 1913, perhaps while he developed his craft in Paris traveled across France.[2][3] He likely held onto this painting until he gave it to his friend Georgia O'Keeffe in 1931.[4]

Description and interpretation[edit]

The work depicts two small houses in the foreground with a mountain range in the background. On the reverse side, there is a watercolor draft of a bridge over the Seine in Paris.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Mountain with Red House". Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  2. ^ Farnham, Emily (1959). Charles Demuth: His Life, Psychology and Marks (Ph.D.). The Ohio State University: The Ohio State University.
  3. ^ "Mountain with Red House, ca. 1913". Retrieved 2019-06-23.
  4. ^ Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) (2011). Stieglitz and his artists : Matisse to O'Keeffe : the Alfred Stieglitz collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Messinger, Lisa Mintz., Dabrowski, Magdalena. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art. ISBN 9781588394330. OCLC 711045516.