Bent Tree

Neram collection

1944, oil on canvas on board
Height: 56.5 cm Width: 72.5 cm
New England Regional Art Museum – Murch collection
Gift of Howard Hinton, 1944

Murch wrote in 1975:

“The Bent Tree” was an old angophora from the Angophora Reserve at Avalon, painted when I lived in Newport. It was an old, almost dying tree wonderfully rejuvenated with the soft rosy foliage of spring.