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Chapel Pond Brook, Keene Flats, Adirondack Mountains, New York
Date: 1871
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Unframed: 28 × 31 in. (71.1 × 78.7 cm) Framed: 44 5/8 in. × 39 1/4 in. × 4 in. (113.3 × 99.7 × 10.2 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Lucy Maria Durand Woodman
Object Number: 1907.4
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Part of the composition of this study were derived from Durand's Chapel Pond Brook painting of 1870, also owned by the Society.

Bibliography:

Executor's Sale, Studies in Oil by Asher B. Durand, N.A., Deceased, Ortgies' Art Gallery, New York, April 13 and 14, 1887, p. 25, no. 339.

Catalogue of the Gallery of Art of The New York Historical Society, New York: Printed for the Society, 1915, p. 43.

Lawall, David B., Asher Brown Durand: His Art and Art Theory in Relation to his Times, Submitted to Princeton University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, March 1966, pp. 189-90, 362-7, 663-4.

Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. I, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, p. 802.

Exhibitions:

"Executor's Sale, Studies in Oil by Asher B. Durand, N. A., Deceased," Ortgies' Art Gallery, New York, NY, April 13–14, 1887.

"Selections from the Collection of The New-York Historical Society," New-York Historical Society, September 21, 1999–November 15, 2000.

"Nature and the American Vision," New-York Historical Society, March 13, 2005–January 25, 2008; New-York Historical Society, April 4, 2008–January 25, 2009.

"The Works: Salon Style at the New-York Historical Society," New-York Historical Society, June 20, 2014–February 8, 2015.

"The Poetry of Nature: A Golden Age of American Landscape Painting," Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA, March 19–June 12, 2016.

"The Golden Age of American Landscape Painting: Highlights from the New-York Historical Society Collection," Wichita Art Museum, KS, February 4–April 30, 2017.

"The Poetry of Nature: Hudson River School Landscapes from the New-York Historical Society," Allentown Art Museum, PA, September 29–December 31, 2017; Worcester Art Museum, MA, September 8–November 25, 2018.