Goose Eye Mountain and Mahoosuc Range from Sunday River Valley (Newry, Maine)

Francis Seth Frost, American, 1825 - 1902

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about 1860s

Oil on canvas

Overall: 12 × 18 in. (30.5 × 45.7 cm)

Frame: 19 1/4 × 25 1/4 in. (48.9 × 64.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert A. and Dorothy H. Goldberg

P.987.34.17

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, lower right: FS Frost 18(72?)

Exhibition History

A Sweet Foretaste of Heavean: Artists in the White Mountains, 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.

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, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 26, 1991-June 1, 1993.

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-July 15, 2001.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19, 2003-April 13, 2004.

Passing Through: The Allure of the White Mountains: the Goldberg Show, Museum of the White Mountains, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire, October 17, 2013- March 2, 2014.

Salute to the Thorne, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery's 25th Anniversary; Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire, January 20-February 25, 1990.

Publication History

Jourdan Houston, Francis Seth Frost (1825-1902): Beyond Bierstadt's Shadow, American Art Review, Volume VI, Number 4, August-September 1994, Kansas City, Missouri: American Arts Media, Inc., 1994, pp. 146-157, ill. p. 155

Robert L. McGrath and Barbara J. MacAdam, 'A Sweet Foretaste of Haven'; Artists in the White Mountains 1830-1930, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, p. 55, no. 15.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 49, no. 28.

Provenance

Dorothy E. Huffman Goldberg (1917-1997) and Robert A. Goldberg (1918-1997), North Conway, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1987.

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