Lake George

Lake George

Artist: John Frederick Kensett (American ; 1816-1872)

Date: 1853
Dimensions:
frame: 23 5/8 x 31 5/8 in. (60 x 80.3 cm)
Classification: PAINTING
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. John W. Field in memory of her husband
Object number: 1887.1.1
Inscribed: l.r. in oil: FK/53
Terms
  • mountains
  • trees
  • boats
  • landscapes (representations)
  • Lake George
  • trees
  • landscape
  • boats
  • mountains
  • Lake George, NY
Not on view
Exhibitions:The Anxiety of Influence: European and American Art, 1689-1913
Exhibition History: "Title unknown". New York, NY: National Academy of Design, 1856. (#187). "Great Central Fair." Philadelphia, PA: The National Museum of American Art, 1864. "The Field Art Collection." Williamstown, MA: Goodrich Hall, Summer 1887. "Pictures Presented to Williams College in 1887." Williamstown, MA: Lawrence Hall, East and West Wings, 1890. (south wall, middle). "Romantic Art in America." Pittsfield, MA: Berkshire Arts Center, May 1-June 7, 1963. "John F. Kensett: 1816-1872." New York, NY: The American Federation of Arts, September 1968-June 1969. "Williams-Albany Institute Exchange Exhibition." Albany, NY: The Albany Institute of History and Art, September 15-October 25, 1969. "Adirondack Paintings." Plattsburgh, NY: The Myers Fine Art Gallery, State University College, January 9-30, 1972. (#34). "John F. Kensett Centennial Show." Darien, CT: The Darien Historical Society, Inc., October 1-22, 1972. (#6). "Artists of Lake George 1776-1976, Special Bicentennial Exhibition." Glens Falls, NY: The Hyde Collection, June 26-September 8, 1976. (#13). "American Art from the Permanent Collection." Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, August 12, 1984-May 17, 1985. "Highlights from the Permanent Collection." Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, October 19, 1986-March 8, 1987. "The Natural World: Selections from the Permanent Collection." Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, October 21, 1989-January 8, 1990. (no#) "Highlights of American Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection." Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, February 23, 1991-January 17, 1993.(rotating works). Imbriani, Susan (curator). "American Landscapes from the Permanent Collection." Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, January 30-May 16, 1993.(no#) Gengarelly, W. Anthony & Vivian Patterson (curators). "The Wilderness Cult: Americans and the Land, 1850-1925." Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, February 25-June 11, 1995.(#37). Patterson, Vivian (curator). "An American Identity: 19th Century American Art." Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, Bloedel & Weston Galleries, July 8, 1995-June 1, 1997 (exhibition extended) "Celebrating 75 Years - American Dreams: American Art Before 1950 in the Williams College Museum of Art.". Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, June 30, 2001 thru an extended period (Aaron Gallery). "American Dreams: American Art Before 1950 in the Williams College Museum of Art." (reinstallation). Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, April 12, 2003-June 12, 2005. "American Dreams: American Art Before 1950 in the Williams College Museum of Art." (Reinstallation- Weston Rotunda). Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, June 18- December 6, 2005.