Mount Washington from Manns Hill

Gamaliel Waldo Beaman, American, 1852 - 1937

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about 1880s

Oil on canvas

Overall: 13 3/16 × 20 1/2 in. (33.5 × 52 cm)

Frame: 22 × 30 in. (55.9 × 76.2 cm)

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

P.987.34.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed lower right: WB[G?] [in monogram]; inscribed on stretcher: Mt. Washington N.H. from Manns Hill

Exhibition History

White Mountains: Conway, New Hampshire, Town of Conway, New Hampshire, November 24, 1992-March 31, 1993.

Mount Washington: The Crown of New England, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire; October 1, 2016-January 16, 2017.

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, March 17, 2016-June 30, 2018.

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 McGrath, Gods in Granite: The Art of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2001, 216 p., ill. 74, ill. no. 53.

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.75, no.36.

New England Series: White Mountain School, Center Sandwich, New Hampshire: Bunty Walsh Cards, pre-1987 (1 of 16 notecards in the series).

Leonard A. Haug, The Scenes and Seasons of a Small New England Village, Hollis, NH: Puritan Capital, 2017, ill. p. 59

Provenance

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

Old Number

138.2.986 GG471

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