The Old Man of the Mountains

Frank Henry Shapleigh, American, 1842 - 1906



Oil on canvas

Overall: 15 15/16 × 10 1/16 in. (40.5 × 25.5 cm)

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



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower left: F. H. Shapleigh 1882; inscribed on reverse: The Old Man of the Mountains/ by/ F. H. Shapleigh. (Frost and Adams frame label on reverse stretcher) Crane Collection and Plymouth State college exhibition labels on reverse.

Exhibition History

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


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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