A New England Landscape (Oak Tree and Evergreen)

Rockwell Kent, American, 1882 - 1971

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1903

Oil on canvas

Overall: 28 × 30 1/4 in. (71.1 × 76.8 cm)

Frame: 38 1/2 × 40 1/2 in. (97.8 × 102.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through gifts from the Lathrop Fellows

© Rights courtesy of Plattsburgh State Art Museum. State University of New York, USA, Rockwell Kent Collection, Bequest of Sally Kent Gorton. All rights reserved.

P.2000.26

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

On view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated lower right: Rockwell Kent 1903.; inscribed, in chalk, on frame reverse: CAMERON 7116-232 [possibly a shipping or sale reference number]; Printed framer's label on frame reverse: H. S. JONES / Artistic Picture Frames / 40-42 WEST 22d ST. / Bet. Fifth and Sixth Aves. / NEW YORK. / RE-GILDING OF EVERY DESCRIPTION

Exhibition History

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 12, 2021.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 5, 2001-May 1, 2005.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-present.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 14, 2005-May 8, 2007.

Possibly exhibited at the Society of Independent Artists (under another title), 1911.

Rockwell Kent: The Mythic and the Modern, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, June 23-October 16, 2005.

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–July 22, 2022.

Publication History

PaulTuller, Producer, [Video] The Dublin Art Colony: Collection at the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Dublin, New Hampshire: Barn Door Video Productions, September 2002.

Jake Milgram Wien, Rockwell Kent: The Mythic and the Modern, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 9, 175, ill. p. 10.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 72, no. 50.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Building on Dartmouth's Historic American Collections: Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions since 1985, The Magazine Antiques, November 2007, New York: Brant Publications, color ill. p. 144.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 137, ill. plate no. 68.

Provenance

Sara Holgate Kent (artist's mother); by gift to a private collection, Christmas Cove, Maine; sold April 4, 1981at Barridoff Galleries, Portland, Maine, lot 42 (as Spring Landscape); Frederic Gardner, Boston; 2000 purchased from Lewis A. Shepard, Works of Art, Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts.

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