Ross E. Moffett (American, 1888-1971) Winter in Wellfleet Signed "MOFFETT" l.l., titled and signed in pencil on the stretcher, identified on a label from Acme Fine Art and Design, Boston, affixed to the back of the frame, oil composition painted over but faintly visible on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in. (60.5 x 91.5 cm), framed. Condition: Subtle surface grime. Literature: Provincetown Banner , March 18, 2010, "From the Advocate Archives/March 22, 1951, Ross Moffett Wins $1,000 Palmer Prize." Exhibitions: American Painting Today, a national competitive exhibition, 1950, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Francis Henry Taylor, Director, dates unspecified; One-Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, March 23-April 8, 1951, awarded the Edwin Palmer Memorial Prize ($1,000); Ross Moffett 1888-1971 (retrospective exhibition), Worcester Art Museum, May 30-July 6, 1975 and the Provincetown Art Association, August 29-September 29, 1975, as Cat. No. 43.