The Horst collection is a time capsule, one that will be revealed for the first time at Freeman's in March 2014. Tucked away in the depths of the Sheerlund Forest, concealed amongst a vast panoply of Douglas firs, blue spruces and white pines, exists a charming yet unassuming cottage whose linear masonry and steep gothic gable harmonize with the idyllic, rural landscape. Hidden within this modest dwelling resides an unknown cache of paintings, a rare collection that includes some fine examples of world famous European and American painters such as Frank Weston Benson, Edward Willis Redfield, Childe Hassam, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Eugene Boudin and Charles François Daubigny. These prized works of art belonged to Pennsylvania businessman George D. Horst and have remained in this private gallery since 1929, untouched, well-preserved, and never before exposed to the public.