Roy C. Nuse, The Quarry at Rushland

Roy C. Nuse: The Quarry at Rushland (1938) Oil on canvas
Title
The Quarry at Rushland
Date
1938
Medium
Oil on canvas
Credit Line
Museum purchase, 2012
Dimensions
22" x 24"

"The painter feels . . . vividly, but with his eyes and emotional responses."

                                                                                                                  Roy C. Nuse

Nuse often painted the gardens, streams, farms, and the quarry near his home in Rushland, Pennsylvania. In this painting, a large, claylike quarry sweeps upward, showing where the green surface of the earth has been removed. A sunny countryside is visible beyond. With short, staccato strokes of paint he creates a soft atmosphere in the distance that is distinct from the crude sculptural formations in the foreground. 

 

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