Mount Washington, Autumn (Woe Trail)

William Hart, American (born Scotland), 1823 - 1894

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about 1865

Oil on canvas

Overall: 31 1/8 × 26 in. (79 × 66 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

P.951.23

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

SIgned, lower right: Wm. HART. (Inscribed on label on reverse, now removed: B. F. Bowels). Inscribed on reverse: Woe Trail

Exhibition History

The New England Image: Nineteenth-Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 14-September 26, 1982.

Photo reproduction exhibited at Weeks State Park, Lancaster, New Hampshire, June 7, 1990.

Light in Art, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 2, 1977-January 29, 1978.

Carpenter Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 12, 1980-July 14, 1981.

Art of Northern New England, Benefit, Canaan Historical Society at Cardigan Mountain School, Canaan, New Hampshire, August 22-26, 1969.

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

A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven: Artists in the White Moutains, 1830-1930, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 10-October 30, 1988.

Publication History

Robert L. McGrath, The New England Image: Nineteenth-Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1982, pp. 38-39, no. 14.

Robert L. McGrath and Barbara J. MacAdam, "A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven", Artists in the White Mountains 1830-1930, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, p. 64, no. 25.

Provenance

House of Whittemore, Westborough, Massachusetts; purchased by present collection, 1951.

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