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

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.

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

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

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

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

Publication History

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

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.

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

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

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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