Lake Nicaragua

Norton Bush, American, 1834 - 1894

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1871

Oil on canvas

Overall: 20 1/4 × 36 in. (51.4 × 91.5 cm)

Frame: 25 3/4 × 41 1/2 in. (65.4 × 105.4 cm)

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

P.970.56

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower left: NB [monogram] USH. 1871.

Course History

WRIT 7 , Religion and Literature: Re-visioning the Natural, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

The Dartmouth Collection: 19th and 20th Century Paintings, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-November 6, 1982.

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

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-March 17, 2003.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 16, 1993-June 22, 1997.

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, August 6, 1991-June 1, 1993.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 13, 2004-August 24, 2006.

Hail, Holy Land: The Idea of America, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries,, Dartmouth Colllege, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 27-September 7, 1980.

Carpenter Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 16, 1976.

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

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

Publication History

Catalog for Hail, Holy Land: The Idea of America, 1980

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 55, no. 34.

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

Provenance

Gabriel Maccaris, Monte Carlo; sold to Schweitzer Gallery, Inc., New York, August, 1970; sold to present collection, 1970.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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