Willard Leroy Metcalf, 1858-1925, was prominent as an American landscape painter. In 1907 May Night (Corcoran Gallery of Art)，he won the Corcoran gold medal, was honored with the top purchase prize of $3,000. In 1923 the Willard Leroy Metcalf art Benediction was sold for $13,000, as a record price for the artwork of a living American artist. These Willard Leroy Metcalf paintings were characterized by a new freshness of execution and lightness of palette. The Florence Griswold House, has the largest public collection of Metcalf paintings in the world. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.