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

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

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November 9, 1864

Oil on canvas

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

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

P.960.80

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

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.

Provenance

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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