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Ross Sterling Turner, American, 1847 - 1915

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Opaque and transparent watercolor over graphite on wove paper mounted on acidic board

Overall: 25 3/8 × 38 3/8 in. (64.5 × 97.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Ellen T. Turner

W.2001.33

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in red paint, lower left: Ross Turner 97. Printed gallery / exhibition label on frame reverse, only partially legible [text on lines is handwritten]: SUBJECT [illegible] No 7 / ARTIST_______ / PRICE 250 / RETURN TO / DOLL & RICHARDS; another printed label on reverse, almost totally illegible, possibly printed, in part: CHAS

Course History

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Probably Doll & Richards, Boston, about 1897.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 247.

Provenance

By descent to Ellen T. Turner (granddaughter-in-law of artist); bequeathed to present collection, 2001.

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