George Perkins Marsh (1801-1882), Class of 1820

George Peter Alexander Healy, American, 1813 - 1894

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about 1845

Oil on canvas

Overall: 29 7/8 x 24 7/8 in. (75.9 x 63.2 cm)

Frame: 41 1/2 x 36 1/2 in. (105.41 x 92.71 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Mrs. George Perkins Marsh

P.901.4

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-October 18, 1998.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 26, 1991-June 1, 1993.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 29, 2000-February 17, 2003.

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.

1846: Portrait of the Nation, The National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., April 12-August 11, 1996.

Publication History

Stephen C. Trombulak, editor, So Great a Vision: The Conservation Writings of George Perkins Marsh, Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, Middlebury College Press, 2001, ill. cover.

Pascal Acot, Josep Maria Camarasa, Ramon Folch, Gonzalo Halffter, Biosfera, Volume 11: Pensar la biosfera: Index, Barcelona: Fundacio Enciclopedia Catalana, 1998, ill. p. 80

Margaret C. S. Christman, 1846: Portrait of the Nation, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press for the National Portrait Gallery, 1996, ill. p. 193.

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 27, no. 104.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 39, no. 20.

8 x 10 B & W print and permission to publish- sent to Prof. Fabrienne Vallino in Roma, Italy, August 25, 1987.

Provenance

Caroline Crane Marsh (1816–1901) (George Perkins Marsh's second wife, whom he married in 1839); given to present colleciton, 1901.

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