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Franconia, White Mountains
Date: ca. 1857
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 20 x 30 in. ( 50.8 x 76.2 cm )
Credit Line: The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: S-211
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This is a study by Durand for his larger Franconia Notch of 1857, also in the Stuart Collection (Stuart 105) at the NYHS.

Bibliography:

Catalogue of Paintings in the Picture Galleries, New York: The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, 1912, p. 32.

Catalogue of Paintings in the Picture Galleries, New York: The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, 1929, p. 37.

Catalogue of Paintings in the Picture Galleries, New York: The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, 1941, p. 31.

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, p. 255.

Lawall, David B., Asher B. Durand: A Documentary Catalogue of the Narrative and Landscape Paintings, New York & London, Garland Publishing, Inc., 1978, p. 187.

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. 347.

Campbell, Catherine H., New Hampshire Scenery: a Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Artists of New Hampshire Mountain Landscapes, Canaan, New Hampshire: Phoenix Publishing, 1985