Walker's Pond (Conway Lake, New Hampshire)

William James Glackens, American, 1870 - 1938


about 1923

Oil on canvas

Overall: 22 1/16 × 31 7/8 in. (56.1 × 81 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Ira Glackens in memory of Stearns Morse (1893-1976) Professor of English and Dean of Freshmen, Dartmouth College



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower left: W. Glackens; inscribed on gum label on stretcher reverse: W. GLACKENS/ WALKER'S POND/ 22 x 32 c. 1920; inscribed, in crayon, on back of frame, lower center: W. GLACKENS. On back of frame there are three exhibition labels relating to another painting (not original frame)

Course History

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

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.

Publication History

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.89, no.50.

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. 182, ill. no. 135.


Ira Glackens [artist's son], Sheperdstown, West Virginia; givent o present collection, 1986.

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