Old Man of the Mountain

David Johnson, American, 1827 - 1908

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about 1876

Graphite on wove paper

Sheet: 14 5/16 × 23 3/8 in. (36.3 × 59.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Paul W. Worman Fine Art

D.999.9.1.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed, in graphite, upper right: 17 times as high as profile - rocks / old Man of Mountain [underlined]; lower left [possibly not artist's hand]: 230 Reverse: Inscribed, in graphite, upper left: Eagle Cliff. Franconia Notch N.H.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 238.

Provenance

Paul W. Worman Fine Arts; given to present collection, 1999.

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