Pike's Peak or Bust
William de la Montagne Cary, American, 1840 - 1922
Oil on canvas
Overall: 21 × 36 in. (53.4 × 91.5 cm)
Frame: 27 × 41 in. (68.6 × 104.1 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Painted, on wagon canvas: PIKES PEAK / OR / BUST.; signed, lower right: W. M. Cary
HIST 6, NAS 30, History of the American West, Ben Madley, Winter 2012
100 Years of Painting in Colorado, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, November 1959.
Images of the West: Selections from the Permanent Collection, MALS 190, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 15-August 28, 1994.
Taxing Visions: Financial Episodes in Late Nineteenth-Century American Painting, Palmer Museum of Art of the Pennsylvania State University, September 28-December 19, 2010, The Huntington Library and Art Collections, San Marino, California, January 29-May 3. 2011.
Unlayering Stereotypes: Selections from the Permanent Collection For Teaching Cultural Anthropology, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 7, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 24-August 20, 1995.
Antiques, June 1935, p.229.
Leo G. Mazow and Kevin M. Murphy, Taxing Visions: Financial Episodes in Late Nineteenth-Century American Art, County Centre, PA: The Pennsylvania State University and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 2010, ill. p. 49, figure 43.
Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1959.
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