Below Mount Monadnock

Abbott Handerson Thayer, American, 1849 - 1921

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about 1913

Oil on panel

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

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

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

P.997.22

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

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

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

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

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

Exhibition History

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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, September 16, 1997-January 16, 1998.

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

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

Publication History

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.

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

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

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.

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.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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