Summer Hills, Hunter Mountain, 1867by Jervis McEntee (1828–1891)
10 3/8 x 7 ½ inches
Dated lower right: Sept. 67
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.
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
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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