Franconia Mountain From N. Woodstock, N. H. (obverse); Study of Flowers (reverse)

Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews, American, 1854 - 1938

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1881

Watercolor over graphite on heavy wove paper (obverse); Watercolor over graphite (reverse)

Sheet: 9 3/4 × 13 7/16 in. (24.8 × 34.2 cm)

Frame: 13 1/4 × 16 1/2 in. (33.7 × 41.9 cm)

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

W.959.6

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, dated and inscribed, lower right: FRANCONIA MOUNTAINS / FROM- / NORTH WOODSTOCK / Oct. 11th '81 / MS [in monogram]

Exhibition History

The New England Image: Nineteenth-Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 14-September 26, 1982.

On the Road, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 11-February 8, 1984.

Nineteenth Century Landscape Paintings of the White Mountains, White Mountain School, St. Mary's, Littleton, New Hampshire, September 22-26, 1976.

Art of Northern New England, Canaan, New Hampshire, August 3-12, 1973.

Publication History

Robert L. McGrath, The New England Image: Nineteenth-Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Hanover, New Hamphsire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1982, pp. 48-49, no. 19.

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. 240.

Provenance

Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1959.

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