Scene Among the Thousand Islands, Isles of beauty! Fare ye-well

Helen Covell Wolcott, American, 1824 - 1857

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19th century

Graphite on paper

Image: 5 1/2 × 8 1/16 in. (14 × 20.5 cm)

Sheet: 9 3/16 × 9 15/16 in. (23.3 × 25.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Margaret E. Spicer

D.2002.63.9

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in graphite, lower right margin: H, C, Wolcott [Wolcott underscored]; titled, in graphite, lower center margin: Scene among the thousand Islands_ / "Isles of beauty! fare-ye-well" [fare-ye-well underscored]

Provenance

Helen Covell Wolcott Buck, Elizabeth Sarah Wolcott Petitcler, and John Covell Wolcott (siblings), Cheshire, Massachusetts; to Elizabeth Sarah Petitcler Foster (Elizabeth Petitcler's daughter), Cheshire, Massachusetts; bequeathed to Helen Rena Foster Gearhart (daughter), Palmerton, Pennsylvania, 1942; bequeathed to Elizabeth Gearhart Spicer (daughter), Palmerton, Pennsylvania,1976; bequeathed to Margaret Elizabeth Spicer (daughter), Norwich, Vermont, 1996; given to present collection, 2002.

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