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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Publication History

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Provenance

The artist; given to present collection, 1950.

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