View of the Town of Subiaco, Italy

George Loring Brown, American, 1814 - 1889

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1864-1865

Oil on canvas

Overall: 34 3/16 × 60 1/8 in. (86.8 × 152.7 cm)

Frame: 41 × 67 1/2 in. (104.1 × 171.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Annie B. Dore, in memory of her husband, John Clark Dore (1822-1900), Class of 1847

P.917.1

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, lower center: Geo. L. Brown--1865; signed, dated, and inscribed by artist on reverse: view of (town) SUBIACO / 40 miles from Rome (Italy) in Alps from Apperini/ Geo. L Brown / 1864.

Exhibition History

American 19th Century Paintings, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-31, 1974.

Arcadian Landscape:19th Century American Painters in Italy, University of Kansas Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas, November 3-December 3, 1972.

George Loring Brown, Landscapes of Europe and America 1834-1880, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, Vermont, October 15-November 14, 1973; The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, September 8-October 7, 1973; Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, November 21-December 20, 1973.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1999-August 24, 2006.

The Dartmouth Collection: 19th and 20th Century Paintings, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-November 6, 1982.

Twilight of Arcadia: American Landscape Painters in Rome, 1830-1880, Bowdoin College of Art, Brunswick, Maine, April 3-July 5, 1987.

Publication History

John W. Coffey, Twilight of Arcadia: American Landscape Painters in Rome, 1830-1880, Brunswick, Maine: Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1987, no.5, p.82, ill. p.39.

ELIZABETH DE VEER, WILLARD LEROY METCALF, FALL 1987

George Loring Brown, Landscapes of Europe and America 1834-1880, 1973, no.16, p.22.

Barbara Novak, The Arcadian Landscape: 19th Century American Painters in Italy, Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas Museum of Art, 1972.

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 49, no. 213.

Provenance

Annie B. Moulton Dore (1822-1915); bequeathed to present collection, 1917.

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