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Catalog entry

inv. 320
Lighthouse at Camden, Maine
Camden, Maine
1851
Oil on canvas
23 x 34 in. (58.4 x 86.4 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: F.H. 1851

Commentary

Commentary essay to come.

Provenance (Information known to date; research ongoing.)

Teresa and H. John Heinz III Foundation
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1992

Exhibition History

DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, Fitz Hugh Lane: The First Major Exhibition, March 20–April 17, 1966., no. 11.
Traveled to: Colby College Art Museum, Waterville, Maine, April 30–June 6, 1966.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, Paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane, May 15–September 5, 1988., no. 49, ill. in color, p. 114.
Traveled to: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass., October 5–December 31, 1988.
Osterreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria, America: The New World in 19th-Century Painting, March 17–June 20, 1999.
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, September 7, 2008–December 31, 2011., no. 88, ill.
Traveled to: Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Ky., September 7, 2008–January 4, 2009; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Wash., February 26–May 24, 2009; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Ala., October 4, 2009–January 10, 2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., July 29–December 31, 2011.

Published References

Wilmerding, John. Fitz Hugh Lane: The First Major Exhibition. Lincoln, MA: De Cordova Museum; in association with Colby College Art Museum, 1966., no. 11, Camden, Maine. ⇒ includes text
Wilmerding, John. Paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art; in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1988., no. 49, p.114.
Cooper, Helen A. Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. With Robin Jaffee Frank, Elisabeth Hodermarsky, and Patricia E. Kane. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008.
Slifkin, Robert. "Fitz Henry Lane and the Compromised Landscape, 1848–1865." American Art 27, no. 3 (Fall 2013). View on Stable URL: www.jstor.org », fig. 3, p. 69, text, pp. 78, 81. ⇒ includes text
Citation: "Lighthouse at Camden, Maine, 1851 (inv. 320)." Fitz Henry Lane Online. Cape Ann Museum. http://fitzhenrylaneonline.org/catalog/entry.php?id=320 (accessed October 23, 2020).
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