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Dennis Miller Bunker, American, 1861 - 1890

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about 1880-1882

Oil on canvas

Overall: 14 5/8 × 21 3/16 in. (37.2 × 53.8 cm)

Frame: 32 1/4 × 26 1/4 in. (81.9 × 66.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jeffrey R. Brown, Class of 1961

P.2004.76

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Initialled, lower right: DB.

Exhibition History

The Golden Years: St. Botolph Club Exhibitions, 1881-1921, St. Botolph Club, Boston, Massachusetts, March 1-June 2, 2000.

Painted Air: American Impressionism, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, Maine, August 14-October 15, 2000.

Dennis Bunker Memorial Exhibition, St. Botolph Club, Boston, Massachusetts, January 22-February 5, 1891, no. 59.

Celebrating Twenty Years: Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-December 12, 2005.

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

The Golden Years: St. Botolph Club Exhibitions, 1881-1921, Boston: St. Botolph Club, 2002, illus.

Michael Culver, Painted Air: American Impressionism, Ogunquit: Ogunquit Museum of American Art, 2000.

Katherine W. Hart et al., Celebrating Twenty Years: Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005, pp. 40, ill. p. 41, cat. no. 11.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 64, no. 43.

Provenance

George M. Flint, Boston; by descent to his great-grandson, George M. Flint, III, Maryland; consigned to Skinner's, Bolton, Massachusetts, September 25, 1998, no. 382; sold to Jeffrey R. Brown, Milton, Massachusetts, 1998; given to present collection, 2004.

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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