signed and dated (at lower right): W.E. Baum 1927
inscribed (on the reverse in the artist’s hand): 12 x 14 / First Snow of Winter / 60.00 / W.E. Baum 1927
Ex. Coll: Private Collection, Pennsylvania until 2004
Like fellow Pennsylvania Impressionists Redfield and Schofield, Baum is known for his winter scenes. This painting is one of Baum’s best snow scenes from his best period.