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"Rolling Country"

Elliot Clark1913/1915

The President Woodrow Wilson House

The President Woodrow Wilson House

The painting is titled Rolling Country and depicts rolling land with house and tree in foreground and hills in background. It was painted by Elliot Clark and has a gilt frame with beaded molding. President Wilson purchased the painting from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1915. In a letter to the artist, President Wilson acknowledges the purchase, and indicates his sadness that his first wife, Ellen Axson Wilson, who was a painter herself, was not alive to appreciate the painting.

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  • Title: "Rolling Country"
  • Creator: Elliot Clark
  • Date Created: 1913/1915
  • Location: The President Woodrow Wilson House, Drawing Room
  • Medium: Oil, canvas, wood, gilt

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