Hunt Farm (Daybreak)

Maxfield Parrish, American, 1870 - 1966

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1948

Oil on Masonite

Overall: 23 1/16 x 18 7/8 in. (58.6 x 47.9 cm)

Frame: 27 5/8 x 23 3/8 in. (70.2 x 59.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the artist, through the Friends of the Library

P.950.73

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right: Maxfield Parrish / 1948; on reverse: "Hunt Farm" / Maxfield Parrish / 1948

Course History

GEOG 7.13, New England’s People and their Landscapes, Past and Present, Abigail Neely, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

The Power of Place, Cornish Colony Museum, Windsor, Vermont, May 24-October 26, 2008.

Painting Summer in New England, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, April 22-September 4, 2006.

New Hampshire Illustrators, New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, New Hampshire, April 3-October 15, 1988.

Maxfield Parrish: The Power of the Print, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire; October 9, 2015-January 10, 2016.

Maxfield Parrish: The Art and Light of Illusion, New York State Historical Association / Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, May 23-September 7, 2015.

Maxfield Parrish: 1870-1966, The American Federation of Arts, New York, New York; Museum of American Art of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Pennsylvania, June 19-September 26, 1999; Currier Gallery of American Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, November 4, 1999-January 15, 2000; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, New York, February 18-April 30, 2000; The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, May 26-August 6, 2000.

Maxfield Parrish,Taylor Gallery, Kimball Union Academy, Meridan, New Hampshire, September 23-26, 1994.

Maxfield Parrish Museum, Windsor, Vermont, September 15-December 15, 1980.

Maxfield Parrish Exhibition, The Emily Lowe Art Center, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, April 1-May 1, 1966.

Maxfield Parrish Exhibition, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts, January 15-March 15, 1966.

Maxfield Parrish Exhibition, Gallery of Modern Art, New York, New York, June 2-July 26, 1964.

Maxfield Parrish Exhibition, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont, April 2-May 1, 1964.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 15, 2006-February 25, 2007.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 1, 2003-February 8, 2006.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 22-October 30, 1995.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-November 28. 2010.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 13, 2002-April 21, 2003.

Exile from Eden, Graham Gund Gallery of Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, March 26-July 22, 2012.

Director's Choice, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-July 10, 1966.

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, March 17, 2016-June 30, 2018.

American Viewpoints: Painting and Sculpture from the Hood Museum of Art, Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California, May 5-August 31, 2003.

American Paintings from the Dartmouth Collection, 1910-1960, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-April 12, 1998.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Yount, Sylvia, " Maxfield Parrish: 1870-1966 " , New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1999, 160 pp., ill. p. 122.

Trevor Fairbrother, Painting Summer in New England, New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2006, p. 21 and 23, ill. p. 23.

Timeless Treasures, Hartford: The Hartford Courant, a Direct Mail piece, 1993, featured image

Smantha Cataldo, Maxfield Parrish: The Power of the Print (brochure), Manchester, New Hampshire: Currier Museum of Art, 2015, p. 9 (not numbered).

Print/Poster size reproduced by Shorewood Fine Art Reproductions, Inc., Sandy Hook, Connecticut

Peter B. Prunkl, Parrish in Museums, Hickory, N.C., 1991, 5 page paper listing Parrish holdings; Hunt Farm listed p. 5

Patricia Harris, Art of the State of New Hampshire, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2000, 96 p., ill.

Monadnock Music, Peterborough, New Hampshire, Monadnock Music 2000 Calendar, Concord, New Hampshire; Wallace Press/ Reprographics, 1999, cover illustration.

Jeff Binder, New Hampshire, Compass American Guides, 1st edition, New York, NY: Fodor's Travel Publications / Random House, Inc., 2002, 300 pp., ill. p. 206.

Cornish Colony Museum Staff and guest essayists, The Power of Place: Paintings that Define the American Image (Exhibition Catalogue), Windsor, Vermont: Cornish Colony Museum, 2008, 23 pp., color ill. cover and p. 22.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 111, no. 85.

American Viewpoints (brochure for exhibition), San Diego, California: Timken Museum of Art, May 9-August 31, 2003, 8 pp., cover (cropped) and inside, checklist no. 14.

Alma Gilbert, Maxfield Parrish: The Landscapes, Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1998, ill.p. 95

Alma Gilbert, Maxfield Parrish The Master Works, third edition, Berkeley, California: Ten Speed Press, 2001 (also included in first and second editions, 1992 and 1995), ill. fig. 8.11 p. 196.

Provenance

The artist; given to present collection, 1950.

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