Barn Interior

Alvan T. Fisher, American, 1792 - 1863

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1832

Oil on composition board

Overall: 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (29.845 x 24.765 cm)

Frame: 16 1/2 x 15 in. (41.91 x 38.1 cm)

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

P.974.49

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower center: A. Fisher / 1832; label on reverse [from Vose Galleries?]: BARN INTERIOR / BY ALVAN FISHER / (1792-1863) $1,750; stamped on reverse and on frame: FROM / VOSE GALLERIES / OF BOSTON, INC. / 238 NEWBURY ST.; in graphite, on reverse: 20; (in different, more recent? hand): ALVAN FISHER #23749 / 11 3/4 x 9 3/4

Exhibition History

Seeking the Realization of a Dream: The Paintings of Alvan Fisher, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, May 13- October 21, 2001.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 28, 2000-April 17, 2001.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1, 1993-March 10, 1996.

Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 12, 1980-July 14, 1981.

Publication History

Fred B. Adelson, Introduction, Jennifer Yunginger Madden, Catalogue, Seeking the Realization of a Dream: The Paintings of Alvan Fisher, Sandwich: Trustees of the Heritage Plantation, 2001, p.20, ill. p. 21

Provenance

Estate of John Jeffries, Boston; to private collection, Wellesley, Massachusetts; to Vose Galleries, Boston; sold to present collection 1974.

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