Italian Lake with Classical Ruins

William Louis Sonntag, American, 1822 - 1900

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1858

Oil on canvas

Overall: 35 3/4 × 59 15/16 in. (90.8 × 152.3 cm)

Frame: 40 7/8 × 65 in. (103.8 × 165.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Annie B. Dore, in memory of her husband, John Clark Dore, Class of 1847

P.917.3

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signature missing, only the date remains at lower left: 58

Exhibition History

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

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

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

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19, 2003.

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

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.

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

A Space for Dialogue 70, The Allure of Ruins: Views of the Temple of Sibyl at Tivoli across Time, Francie Middleton, Class of 2012, Homma Family Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 19-July 8, 2012.

Publication History

Nancy Dustin and Wall Moore, William Louis Sonntag: Artist of the Ideal, 1822-1900, Los Angeles, California: American Art Review Press, Goldfield Galleries, 1980, no.407, ill. p. 22.

John W. Coffey, Twilight of Arcadia: American Landscape Painters in Rome, 1830-1880, Brunswick, Maine: Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1987, no.22, ill. p.73.

Francie Middleton, A Space for Dialogue 70, The Allure of Ruins: Views of the Temple of Sibyl at Tivoli across Time, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2012, ill. title page.

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 52, no. 230.

Barbara Novak, "Americans in Italy: Arcady Revisited", Art in America, January-Febraury 1973.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Paintings in the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Antiques, November 1985, ill. p. 1023.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 47, no. 26.

Provenance

Mrs. Annie B. Dore [in memory of her husband, John Clark Dore, Class of 1847 (1822-1900)], given to present collection, 1917.

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