The Lagoon

Ralph Albert Blakelock, American, 1847 - 1919


about 1880

Oil on canvas, laid on panel

Overall: 7 13/16 × 9 3/4 in. (19.9 × 24.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Peter A. Vogt, Class of 1947, in memory of Warren C. Agry, Class of 1945, Tuck 1947



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


No visible signature; inscribed, on reverse: Blakelock (artist's hand?) twice; stamped, on reverse of panel and frame: E/AM (in left half of a divided rectangle); printed Salander Galleries label on frame reverse, includes typed title, "THE LAGOON"; typed gum label on frame reverse: Ralph Blakelock / The Lagoon c. 1880; printed gum label on reverse of painting and on frame reverse: B917; illegible inscription scratch into frame reverse.

Course History

SART 25, Painting I, Enrico Riley, Fall 2014

SART 31, Painting II, Enrico Riley, Winter 2015

Studio Art 25.01, Painting I, Jen Caine, Spring 2023

Studio Art 25.01, Painting I, Daniele Genadry, Summer 2023

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 22, 2008.

Publication History

Annual Report 2005-6, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p.23.


[E/AM (Edward and Albert Milch) stencil on reverse suggests it was handled by Milch Gallleries (1911-1981)]; Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York; sold to Peter A. Vogt, Venice, Florida, about 1995-2000; given to present collection, 2006.

Catalogue Raisonne

Nebraska Blakelock Inventory: NBNI-1973; Category II.

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