New Hampshire (White Mountain Landscape)

Régis François Gignoux, French, 1814 - 1882

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about 1864

Oil on canvas

Overall: 47 15/16 × 83 3/4 in. (121.8 × 212.8 cm)

Frame: 57 5/8 × 93 1/4 in. (146.4 × 236.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchase made possible by a gift of Olivia H. and John O. Parker, Class of 1958, and by the Julia L. Whittier Fund

P.961.1

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, Carl Thum, Winter 2013

COLT 73, 101, Spectacle and Exhibitionism, Michelle Warren, Winter 2012

WRIT 7, Religion and Literature: Revisioning the Invisible, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2014

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2014

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Fall 2014

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Fall 2014

WRIT 5, Writing Into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Writing Into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Democracy in America, Wendy Piper, Winter 2015

GEOG 11, Qualitative Methods and the Research Process in Geography, Abigail Neely, Winter 2015

GEOG 7.13, New England’s People and their Landscapes, Past and Present, Abigail Neely, Spring 2015

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness: Vox Clamantis in Deserto, Nancy Crumbine, Fall 2015

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness: Vox Clamantis in Deserto, Nancy Crumbine, Fall 2015

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2016

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2016

Exhibition History

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.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 12, 2021.

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

Brooklyn Art Association, Brooklyn, New York, 1864 (Gignoux's "New Hampshire").

Exposition Universelle, Paris, France, 1867 (Gignoux's "Mt. Washington").

Goupil's Gallery, New York, New York, January 1865 (Gignoux's "New Hampshire").

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 7, 2010.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 1990-June 1, 1993.

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

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26, 1996-June 22, 1997.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-April 28, 2003.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19, 2003-May 8, 2007.

The New England Image: 19th Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Datrtmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 14-September 26, 1982, no. 13.

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–July 22, 2022.

Publication History

New Hampshire Images, Spring 1997, ill. p. 14.

Rebecca Bailey, What Is There to Teach About Art?, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Volume 88, Number 8, May 1996, South Burlington: The Lane Press Inc., 1996, pp.36-45, ill. p. 38.

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. 63, no. 24, ill.

Barbara J. MacAdam, "American Paintings in the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College", Antiques Magazine, 1985, Illustrated in color, p. 1024.

Treasures of the Hood Museum, New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1985, p. 114, no. 102.

Jacquelynn Baas, "From 'a few curious Elephant Bones' to Picasso', Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, September 1985, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1985, pp. 37-43, ill. p. 40.

The New England Image: 19th Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Dartmouth College, 1982, pp. 36-37, no. 13., ill.

Illustrated in one of late 19th c. popular magazines.

Robert L. McGrath, Gods in Granite: The Art of The White Mountains of New Hampshire, Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2001, 216 p., color plate no. 5.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 50, no. 29.

Catalogue of Paintings Drawings Statuary Etc., of the Art Deparment in the Great Central Fair, 2nd Ed., Philadelphia:n. p., 1864.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 121, ill. plate no. 52; p. 60, ill. fig. 9.1.

Provenance

Possibly owned by Charles Christmas (the artist's father-in-law), 1867; possibly owned by A.T. Stewart, 1879; possibly in the collection of the Minneapolis Art Museum, dates unknown; M. R. Schweitzer Gallery, New York, New York; sold to Irving S. Manheimer, New York, by January 31, 1961; lent to present collection, 1961 [arranged by M.R. Schweitzer (dealer), New York], New York; bequeathed to Mrs. Irving S. Manheimer, at the time of her husband's death, 1980; sold to present collection, 1984 (arranged by M.R. Schweitzer, New York, New York)].

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