Weathervane depicting General George B. McClellan (1826-1885) on a Horse

Unknown American, American

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about 1865

Zinc and hammered copper

Overall: 23 7/8 x 26 1/4 x 3 in. (60.643 x 66.685 x 7.62 cm)

Base: 1 7/8 x 25 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (4.763 x 65.723 x 14.605 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

S.935.1.112

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Exhibition History

Portraits at Dartmouth, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 10-April 16, 1978.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 117, no. 90.

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, p. 68, no. 62.

Provenance

Found in Pennsylvania, 2nd half of the 19th century; Downtown Gallery, New York; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, June 17, 1932; given to present collection, 1935.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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