Old Man of the Mountain - A Sketching Trip

Samuel Lancaster Gerry, American, 1813 - 1891


about 1890

Oil on canvas

Overall: 20 × 14 in. (50.8 × 35.6 cm)

Frame: 29 1/4 × 23 1/4 in. (74.3 × 59.1 cm)

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



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, lower right: SL Gerry; Reverse, labels on frame: Plymouth State; Crane Collection; Gralyn [donor's business]

Exhibition History

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

Weeks State Park, Lancaster, New Hampshire, June 1990 (photo reproduction)

Landscapes: Large and Small, Featuring White Mountain School, Hudson River School, Connecticut Impressionists, Crane Collection, Gallery of American Painting, 121 New bury Street, Boston, Massachusetts.

Edward Hill: A Man of His Time, Department of Art and Art Galleries, Plymouth, New Hampshire, March 8-April 16, 1985.

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.

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.78, no.39.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 62, no. 41.


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

Old Number

138.21.986 GG415

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