Voyage of Life: Youth (Copy of Thomas Cole's work)

Mary Jane Dewey, American, 1837 - 1942
after Thomas Cole, American, 1801 - 1848


November 9, 1864

Oil on canvas

Overall: 23 1/16 × 31 1/16 in. (58.5 × 78.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. E. G. Dewey



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Signed, dated and inscribed, on stretcher: M. J. Dewey / Nov. 9 1864. Inscribed, in other hand, on reverse: "Youth of 2nd of Voyage of Life / by Mary Jane Dewey, born 1837, died 1942, She died in the Dewey House, Hanover, New Hampshire, 101 years.


Mrs. E. G. Dewey, probably Mrs. Edward George Dewey, Jr. (Eleanor Morton Clark Dewey, 1874-1963), the arist's nephew's 2nd wife; given to present collection, 1960.

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