Sunny Morning, St. Ives, Cornwall, England

Richard Hayley Lever, American (born in Australia), 1875 - 1958



Oil on canvas

Canvas: 20 × 24 in. (50.8 × 61 cm)

Frame: 28 9/16 × 33 in. (72.6 × 83.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Roger L. Simon, Class of 1964, in honor of Norman Simon, Class of 1936



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower left: Hayley Lever; inscribed on tape, on center stretcher bar: SUNNY MORING [sic].CORNWALL. ENGLAND. 1904 / By-1876 - HAYLEY LEVER - 1958 / R.W.A - R.O.I. - R.A. - N.A.; inscribed, in graphite, on center stretcher bar: $2500.; traces of paper label from Clayton-Liberatore Art Gallery [Bridgehampton, N.Y.]; dated, in marker, on gallery label: 9/10/68; label with frame details [no frame firm identified] on top member of frame reverse.

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 3, 2014.


The artist; Ruth L. (1917-2010) and Norman Simon (1914-1985), Class of 1936, date unknown; bequeathed to their son, Roger L. Simon, Class of 1964, Los Angeles, California, in 2010; given to the present collection, 2013.

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