Obed Varney, Age 24

Joseph H. Davis, American, 1811 - 1865

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1835

Opaque and transparent watercolor and graphite on wove paper

Sheet: 12 3/16 × 9 in. (31 × 22.9 cm)

Frame: 16 1/4 × 12 1/4 in. (41.2 × 31.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Nancy D. and Lane Woodworth Goss, Class of 1955

W.997.52

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in ink, bottom left to right: Obed Varney. Born April 20th. 1811. Painted at the Age of 24. 1835.

Course History

Event 001, Fall 2018

Exhibition History

Reunion display, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Elevator vestibule, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1-October 2, 2005.

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.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 16, 2015.

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. 231.

Provenance

Merican & Peskin Gallery, New York, New York; sold to Nancy and Lane Woodworth Goss, January 2, 1986; given to present collection, 1997.

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