Conesus Lake, Lakeville

John Francis Murphy, American, 1853 - 1921

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August 27, 1881

Graphite on wove paper

Sheet: 10 3/4 × 13 7/16 in. (27.3 × 34.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921

D.954.20.660

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Drawing

Research Area

Drawing

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, lower left: J. F. Murphy; dated and inscribed, lower left, above signature: 8'27'81 / Lakeville; inscribed, lower right: Conesus Lake; inscribed, on reverse, lower edge: 10 3/4 x 13 1/[cut off] 60[?]-

Published References

"Conesus Lake, Lakeville: At the edge of the water a bank deep n' wild grasses and flowers, with a trailing copse of huge pumpkin leaves."

Provenance

American Art Association, Inc., New York, "Paintings and Drawings by J. Francis Murphy...," November 26, 1926, lot.109; sold to Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.

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