Summer Hills, Hunter Mountain, 1867

by Jervis McEntee (1828–1891)
Oil on canvas laid down on board
10 3/8 x 7 ½ inches

Dated lower right: Sept. 67



The artist

Calvert Vaux, New York, brother-in-law of the artist

Julia Vaux Donaldson Barrett, great-granddaughter of the above, by descent

Private collection, by descent from above

Exhibited Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz, New York, Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School, August 26–December 13, 2015

Literature Lee A. Vedder, Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School (New Paltz, NY: Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, 2015), 75, plate 24, 120.

Artist Biography

A well-known 19th-century American artist, Jervis McEntee was a prominent member of the Hudson River School recognized for his expressive autumnal landscapes.

By Chelsea DeLay

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

I. Biography
Jervis McEntee was born in Rondout, New York on July 14, 1828. During the winter of 1850–51, the twenty-two-year-old McEntee studied under Frederic Edwin Church and the two maintained a life-long friendship. McEntee married Gertrude Sawyer in 1854 and three years later the couple

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