Dartmouth College

attributed to Ann Frances Ray (Mrs. Gilbert Pillsbury), American, 1819 - 1889

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about 1840

Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite indications (with pen-and-ink border) on wove paper

Sheet: 7 3/16 × 11 1/8 in. (18.2 × 28.2 cm)

Frame: 9 5/8 × 13 5/8 in. (24.4 × 34.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchase made possible through a gift from the Class of 1951, with the assistance of Dartmouth College Library

W.989.15

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Research Area

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: Dartmouth College / Painted by a Frances Ray (Mrs. A. F. Pillsbury) [not artist's hand]

Course History

WRIT 5, Nature & Imagination: The Meanings of Place, William Nichols, Winter 2013

WRIT 5, Writing: Nature & Imagination: The Meanings of Place, William Nichols, Fall 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

GEOG 11, Qualitative Methods and the Research Process in Geography, Abigail Neely, Winter 2015

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

Exhibition History

By Good Hands: New Hampshire Folk Art, co-organized by the University Art Galleries of University of New Hampshire and the Currier Gallery of Art; exhibited at Dartmouth College venue only

Dartmouth Row: Emblem of the College, Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May-July 2006.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 19-June 1, 1993.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 24-July 15, 2001.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 28-June 21, 1996.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 4-June 25, 1992.

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.

Publication History

The First Clinical X-Ray in America, 100 years, 1896-1996, Poster

Karen Endicott, Making the Walls Talk, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Summer 1993, pp. 44-45, Hanover: Dartmouth College, ill. p. 44

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, 68, 252, ill. p. 69, no. 8.

Provenance

Howard Feldman Collection; Hirschl & Adler Folk, New York, New York; sold to present collection,1989.

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