Below Mount Monadnock

Abbott Handerson Thayer, American, 1849 - 1921

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about 1913

Oil on panel

Image: 8 15/16 × 7 1/4 in. (22.7 × 18.4 cm)

Frame: 14 7/16 × 11 15/16 in. (36.7 × 30.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through gifts from the Class of 1955 and the Lathrop Fellows

P.997.22

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

On view

Inscriptions

Signed, lower right: A H Thayer; signed and inscribed on front panel of frame: To- / James Allison / in gratitude and / veneration / from / A.H.T.; gummed label on reverse: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS [printed] / ; handwritten in ink on label: Thayer / 13.23 / lent by [?--not entirely legible] / Miss Annie M. Alli....[edge missing]

Course History

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

GEOG 7.13, New England’s People and their Landscapes, Past and Present, Abigail Neely, Spring 2015

WRIT 7 , Religion and Literature: Re-visioning the Natural, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

"Not Theories but Revelations": The Art and Science of Abbott Handerson Thayer, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, March 11-August 21, 2016.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

American Paintings from the Dartmouth Collection, 1910-1960, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-April 12, 1998.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 29, 2000-May 8, 2007.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-November 28. 2010.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 14-June 22, 1997.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 28, 1998.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-January 16, 1998.

Monadnock, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, September 26, 1999-January 9, 2000

possibly exhibited while on loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 1923-1926

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–July 22, 2022.

Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, March 24, 2016-June 30, 2018.

Publication History

Robert L. McGrath, Special History Study: Art and the American Conservation Movement, Boston, Massachusetts: National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 2001, fig. 11, ill. p. 60.

PaulTuller, Producer, [Video] The Dublin Art Colony: Collection at the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Dublin, New Hampshire: Barn Door Video Productions, September 2002.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 71, no. 51.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Building on Dartmouth's Historic American Collections: Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions since 1985, The Magazine Antiques, November 2007, New York: Brant Publications, color ill. p. 142.

Provenance

James Allison (1830-1914), Dublin, New Hampshire, ca. 1913; Annie Allison (1859-1944), his daughter, by descent, 1914 [she died in Miami, FL] (lent by Annie M. Allison to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1923-1926); Public Collection in Miami, Florida; Ezio Sufat, Middleburg, VA (for publications, etc., use "Private Collection, Virginia"); Jordan-Volpe Gallery, Inc.; sold to present collection, 1997.

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