This painting appears to be an early work of Ellen’s at Old Lyme, Connecticut. The brushstrokes, color and subject matter may reveal some influence of American artist Frank DuMond (1865-1951) who was teaching at the Lyme Summer School of Art in 1905.


  • Title: Scene near Old Lyme, Connecticut
  • Creator: Ellen Axson Wilson
  • Date: c. 1905-11
  • Physical Location: The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum at his Birthplace, Staunton, Virginia (currently traveling off-site)
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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