Probably Solomon Mann (1768/69-1825)

attributed to Rufus Porter, American, 1792 - 1884


about 1822-1824

Pen and ink, ink wash, and watercolor over traces of graphite on wove paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 3 15/16 × 2 1/2 in. (10 × 6.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Virginia V. Thorndike



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 31, 2019-January 20, 2020.

American Folk Art at the Hood Museum of Art (a thematic partial permanent gallery installation); Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 16, 2015.

Linda Carter Lefko and Jane E. Radcliffe, Folk Art Murals of the Rufus Porter School, New England Landscapes, 1825-1845, Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2011, ill. p. 21.


Descended in the family of Solomon Mann (1768-1835) to Albert Mann, III (born 1883); to his daughter, Margaret Mann Palmer (born 1909); to her niece, Virginia Vernon Thorndike (b. 1948), Monkton, Maryland; given to present collection, 2009.

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