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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1956.170
People
Charles Herbert Moore, American (New York, NY 1840 - 1930 Harley Witney, Hampshire, England)
Title
The Catskill Mountains
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1872
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/311582
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
20.6 x 43.2 cm (8 1/8 x 17 in.)
framed: 42.9 x 64.1 x 6 cm (16 7/8 x 25 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: verso: Painted C. H. Moore, '72
Provenance
Thomas Carroll, Troy, NY; private collector, Greenwich, NY; Vose Galleries of Boston; sold to Fogg Art Museum, 1956.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Louise E. Bettens Fund
Accession Year
1956
Object Number
1956.170
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Kenneth Myers, The Catskills: Painters, Writers and Tourists in the Mountains 1820-1895, exh. cat., Hudson River Museum (Yonkers, NY, 1987), pp. 73, 167-171, pl. 113

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, Melissa Renn, and Susan C. Ricci, The Last Ruskinians: Charles Eliot Norton, Charles Herbert Moore, and Their Circle, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2007), p. 33

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 237, cat. no. 188, reproduced in b&w

Exhibition History

American Paintings from the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Symphony Hall, Boston, 02/21/1958 - 03/15/1958

The Catskills: Painters, Writers and Tourists in the Mountains 1820-1895, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, 02/28/1988 - 06/19/1988; Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, Rochester, 07/15/1988 - 10/16/1988; Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, 11/20/1988 - 02/12/1989; Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, 02/26/1989 - 04/23/1989

Above the Clouds: Painters, Writers and Tourists in the Catskills, 1820-1880, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, 02/28/1988 - 06/19/1988; Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, Rochester, 07/05/1988 - 10/30/1988; Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, 11/11/1988 - 02/12/1989; Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, 02/26/1989 - 04/23/1989

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