Mount Washington

Lawren Stewart Harris, Canadian, 1885 - 1970

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about 1934

Oil on Masonite

Overall: 18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9 cm)

Frame: 21 x 25 in. (53.34 x 63.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ethel Scott Stewart through the Estate of Pennington Haile, Class of 1924

P.983.8

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

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

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

In Residence: Contemporary Art at Dartmouth, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-July 6, 2014.

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.

Atma Buddhi Manas: The Later Works of Lawren Harris, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, September 28, 1985-August 10, 1986.

Recent Acquisitions: Caracci to Warhol, Lower Jewett, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October-December, 1983.

Publication History

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 30 , no. 12

Russell M. Lawson, Passaconaway's Realm, Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 2002, 157 p., cover illus.

Robert L. McGrath, Gods in Granite: The Art of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2001, 216 p., ill. p. 190, ill. no. 142.

Robert L. McGrath, "Ars Potentior Natura: The Modern Vision", Historical New Hampshire (special issue: A Suburb of Paradise: The White Mountains and the Visual Arts), Vol. 54, Nos. 3 & 4, Concord, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Historical Society, Fall/Winter 1999, illus. p. 156.

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.92, no.53.

Dennis Reid, "Atma Buddhi Manas: The Later Works of Lawren S. Harris", Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, 1985, p. 64.

Provenance

The artist (1885-1970); to his aunt and uncle, Ethel Scott Stewart (1876-unknown) and William Kilborne Stewart (1875-1944), Hanover, New Hampshire; to Ethel Stewart, upon the death of her husband in 1944-unknown; given to Pennington Haile (1902-1982), Norwich, Vermont [for his lifetime use; Ethel Stewart wanted the painting given to Dartmouth], date unknown; given to the present collection by the Estate of Pennington Haile, 1983.

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