An October Day in the White Mountains

An October Day in the White Mountains

1854

John Frederick Kensett

(American, 1816-1872)

Oil on canvas

Framed: 107.6 x 152.1 x 12.7 cm (42 3/8 x 59 7/8 x 5 in.); Unframed: 79.8 x 123.5 cm (31 7/16 x 48 5/8 in.)

John L. Severance Fund and various donors by exchange 1967.5

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Kensett was a selfless individual known for his charity work and helping fellow artists.

Description

After railroad service to the area was improved in the early 1850s, the White Mountains in New Hampshire became a favored destination for tourists and artists seeking to commune with nature. New York-based Kensett painted several views, including this distant rendering across the Saco River of Mount Chocorua, one of the most distinctive peaks in the region.

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