Collection

John Frederick Kensett
American, 1816-1872

Berkeley Rock, Newport, 1856
Oil on canvas
Gift of Matthew Vassar
1864.1.49
Period: 19th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Unframed: 12 x 19 3/4 in. (30.48 x 50.17 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed and dated (LR): JF K. 56.
Provenance v
Collections: Elias Magoon
Published References v
All Seasons and Every Light, (Poughkeepsie: FLLAC, 1983), p. 70 repr. Phagan, Patricia, Past Time: Geology in European and American Art, (London: D Giles Limited, 2018) p.72-73. repr. p.73, fig. 21.
Exhibition History v
Ithaca, New York, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, "Past Time: Geology in European and American Art," February 16 - May 12, 2019. Cat. no. 21, repr. Poughkeepsie, New York, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, "Past Time: Geology in European and American Art," September 21 - December 9, 2018. Cat. no. 21, repr. Poughkeepsie, New York, FLLAC, and Ithaca, New York, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, "A Focused Collection: The Hudson River School," April 21-October 19, 2007. Poughkeepsie, NY, Vassar College Art Gallery, "All Seasons and Every Light" 14 Oct. - 16 Dec. 1983 Lincoln, MA, DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, "All Seasons and Every Light" 5 Feb. - 25 March, 1984. West Palm Beach, FL, Norton Museum of Art, "All Seasons and Every Light" 25 March - 1 July 1984. Evanston, IL, Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, "All Seasons and Every Light" 16 Nov. 1984 - 13 Jan. 1985. Poughkeepsie, NY, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, "Humanizing Landscapes: Geography, Culture and the Magoon Collection" 5 Oct. - 20 Dec. 2000. Cat. no.30, repr. p.27
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