Whiteface in the White Mountains

Samuel Lancaster Gerry, American, 1813 - 1891

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1849

Oil on canvas

Overall: 24 1/2 × 29 1/2 in. (62.2 × 74.9 cm)

Frame: 35 1/2 × 40 1/2 in. (90.2 × 102.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Catherine H. Campbell

P.989.42.1

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: S.L. GERRY. / 1849

Course History

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness: Vox Clamantis in Deserto, Nancy Crumbine, Fall 2015

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness: Vox Clamantis in Deserto, Nancy Crumbine, Fall 2015

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2016

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2016

Exhibition History

A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven: Artists in the White Mountains, 1830-1930, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

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.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 12, 2021.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 13, 2004-August 24, 2006.

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, March 2, 2009-November 2, 2009.

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-September 14, 2003.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouthh College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 1990-June 1, 1993.

Publication History

Robert L. McGrath and Barbara J. MacAdam, A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven: Artists in the White Mountains, 1830-1930. Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. Catlaogue Number 9, page 49 (illustration)

Catherine H. Campbell. New Hampshire Scenery... New Hampshire Historical Society, page 69

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. 148, ill. no. 105.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 37, no. 18.

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