“This landscape of ice skaters on Clove Pond is by William J. Glackens and was completed around 1916. Glackens often painted New York City and Clove Pond likely represents what is today known as Clove Lakes Park in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Staten Island. Glackens was an American Realist painter and one of the founders of the Ashcan school. Four of his paintings are in the White House Collection.”
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