Edith Frances Marsden (1880-1946)
- Edith Frances Marsden (1880-1946)
- Springtime in the Forest
- Oil on board
- 16 x 12 inches
- Signed lower right
Springtime in the Forest is typical of Marsden’s work in both style and subject. The vivid colors and impressionistic flowing brushwork give a dynamism to this otherwise idyllic scene of a rocky outcrop in a clearing framed by clusters of trees. Marsden brilliantly captures the atmospheric effects of the sunlight as it filters down through the trees onto the forest floor. The bare spindly tree to the left of the composition is a common element among Marsden’s landscapes, which often feature leafless trees with angular bare branches...