Collection

Charles Herbert Moore
American, 1840-1930

Down the Hudson to West Point, 1861
Oil on canvas
Gift of Matthew Vassar
1864.1.59
Period: 19th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Framed: 28 1/4 x 38 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. (71.76 x 97.47 x 9.53 cm) Unframed: 20 1/8 x 30 1/4 in. (51.12 x 76.84 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed and dated (LL): C.H. Moore / 1861
Provenance v
Collections: Elias Magoon
Published References v
Maddox, Ph.D., Kenneth W., "'The Glorious Scenery Must Ever Excite': Nineteenth-century American Paintings of the Hudson Highlands," Boscobel House and Gardens (Garrison, NY: Boscobel Restoration, Inc., 2008), (not imaged); Lewis, Candace J., The Hudson River and Matthew Vassar: Creating a College Art Collection, in Reflections on a River: Dutchess County Historical Society Yearbook (Poughkeepsie: Dutchess County Historical Society, 2009), repr. p. 16, fig. 4; Henshaw, Robert E., Environmental History of the Hudson River (Albany, The State University of New York Press, 2011), repr. 298, fig. 20.3; Bland, Bartholomew, and Vookles, Laura, The Hudson and the Thames: Robert Havell and the Panoramic River (New York: Hudson River Museum, 2013), p. 136, no. 98, repr.
Exhibition History v
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.42, repr. p.79 Garrison, New York, Boscobel House and Gardens, "'The Glorious Scenery Must Ever Excite': Nineteenth-century American Paintings of the Hudson Highlands," July 1 - October 1, 2008. Yonkers, New York, The Hudson River Museum, "The Hudson and the Thames: Robert Havell and the Panoramic River," February 2, 2013 - May 26, 2013.
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