Mount Chocorua

by John Frederick Kensett (1816–1872)
Oil on canvas
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

Related Work

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.

Artist Biography

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.

I. Biography
II. Chronology
III. Collections
IV. Exhibitions
V. Memberships
VI. Notes
VII. Suggested Resources

I. Biography

John Frederick Kensett

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