Mount Chocoruaby John Frederick Kensett (1816–1872)
12¼ x 14¼ inches
(Probably) Estate of the artist
(Probably) Sale, The Collection of Paintings of the Late Mr. John F. Kensett, Association Hall, YMCA, New York, New York, March 24, 1973, lot 101 (as Chicorua, from near Friburg, Me.)
N. M. Vose Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
Alma J. L’hommedieu, Cincinnati, Ohio
Avery Galleries, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Questroyal Fine Art, New York, New York, acquired from above
Private collection, Bridgewater, New Hampshire, acquired from above, 2008
Mount Chocorua, 1864–66, oil on canvas, 48 x 84 inches; The Century Association, New York, New York
Note: This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist’s work by Dr. John P. Driscoll and Huntley Platt.
Leading Hudson River School Painter Famous for New England Views
By Amy J. Carvel
Painting in a unique style, Kensett became known as one of America’s most beloved landscape painters and luminists, as well as a founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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John Frederick Kensett