{ "objects" : [ { "embark_ID" : 303, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/303", "Disp_Access_No" : "1946.5", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "0", "_Disp_End_Date" : "0", "Disp_Title" : "Mountain Landscape - "New England Vista" ", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "E. E. Cummings", "Sort_Artist" : "Cummings, E. E.", "Disp_Dimen" : "48 x 36 in. (121.9 x 91.4 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "48 in.", "Disp_Width" : "36 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "board", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on composition board", "Info_Page_Comm" : "E.E. Cummings, both painter and poet, called those two pursuits his “twin obsessions.” Understanding the importance of visual impact and presentation, his unique style often scattered words and fragments of words across the page to punctuate emotion and meaning. [Gallery label text] This view, possibly of Mount Chocorua in New Hampshire, was probably exhibited at the Memorial Art Gallery in 1945. It was from the collection Dr. and Mrs. James Sibley Watson, who were patrons of both e.e.cummings and the Memorial Art Gallery. About his own work, e.e.cummings wrote in 1940: apparently I've found my style in painting --it's NOT painstakingly washed flat surfaces sans brushstrokes fine camel's hair delineation-by-outline building up a careful sum out of parts it's chunking ahead with a big brush held loosely & loaded with paint. Out of the crisscrossings, "mistakes",etc a picture Builds itself --chiefly INWARD,thru GREYS. [Gallery label text]", "Dedication" : "Gift of a friend of the Gallery", "Copyright_Type" : "Under Copyright", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Painting", "Creation_Place2" : "United States", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Deaccessioned 1-31-78; later reaccessioned? This was deaccessioned 1-31-78 and held for the Watsons to pick up; they did not pick up and it was rediscovered in Temp Storage in February 1984, by which time the Watsons had passed on. Patti Anderson Junker examined and re-accessioned.", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/46.5_A1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/46.5_A1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/46.5_A1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/46.5_A1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "20014", "Image_Type" : "digital image", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] }, ] }