William Lester Stevens, N.A. (1888 - 1969)
Apple Tree
oil on board, approx. 12" x 16", signed lower right
Known as a major artist of the Rockport school, Stevens was born there until 1934, moving to western Massachussetts, where this work was most likely painted. A member of the National Academy, he first exhibited there at the age of eighteen. Stevens was a founding member of the Rockport Art Association and active in numerous art clubs, winning many awards.

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