Lake Scenery

John Henry Hill, American, 1839 - 1922

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1866

Watercolor over graphite indications on wove paper

Sheet: 10 9/16 × 15 5/16 in. (26.8 × 38.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

W.957.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right: J. Henry Hill 1866

Course History

WRIT 5, Writing Into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Writing Into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Fall 2014

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Fall 2014

WRIT 7, Religion and Literature: Revisioning the Invisible, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2014

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2014

Exhibition History

The New England Image: Nineteenth-Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 17, May 14-September 26, 1982.

Painting in the White Mountains, 1820-1900: The Bicentennial of Tamworth, New Hampshire, 1766-1966, Tamworth Bicentennial Art Exhibit, Tamworth, New Hampshire, (no cat. no.), August 4-15, 1966.

Nineteenth-Century Landscape Paintings of the White Mountains, The White Mountain School, St. Mary's-in-the-Mountains, Littleton, New Hampshire, (no cat.), September 22-26, 1976.

Mirrors of the Soul: Reflections on the Lakes Region, Belknap Mill Society, Mill Plaza, Laconia, New Hampshire, (no cat.), June 5-30, 1988.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

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

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 5-July 15, 2001.

From Copley to Dove: American Drawings and Watercolors at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), March 11-May 28, 1989.

A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven: Artists in the White Mountains, 1830-1930, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 29, September 10-October 30, 1988.

Publication History

Robert L. McGrath and Barbara J. MacAdam, A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven: Artists in the White Mountains 1830-1930, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, p. 68, no. 29.

Glenna Waterman, The New England Image: 19th Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1982, p. 44-45, no. 27.

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, pp. 20, 94, 255, ill. p. 95, no. 20.

Provenance

Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1957.

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