Frederick J. Wilder (American, 1893-1977) - View From the Orchard, Woodstock, Vermont. Oil on canvas. Size: 16 inches X 20 inches. Frederick Wilder was born in Woodstock, Vermont, the son of the innkeeper and artist, Arthur B. Wilder, who was the long-time manager of the old Woodstock Inn. Frederick graduated from Harvard College and its graduate architectural school. He is known for his watercolor and oil landscapes, both around the Woodstock area and along the coast of Maine. He was a member of the Wellesley Society of Painters in Massachusetts and the Portland Haylofters in Maine. In 1944, he won First Prize for his oil painting "Across the Valley". (Biographical data excerpted from AskArt archives.) This colorful autumnal landscape by Frederick Wilder is unsigned but is titled and identified on the stretcher, and has a Certificate of Authenticity from the former Gallery 2 in Woodstock, signed by the artist's grandson, Lyle C. Pearsons. Excellent condition and offered in a simple natural pine frame.