Catalog of the Fine Arts Collection

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Sylvester Phelps Hodgdon (1830-1906), American
Waterfall in the Mountains, 1882
OIL ON CANVAS, 23 ½ x 18 ½ inches

Portrait and landscape painter Sylvester Hodgdon spent his brief artistic areer, from the mid-1850’s through the 1860’s, in Boston. Waterfall in the Mountain depicts Glen Ellis Falls in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, where Hodgdon painted several of his recorded landscapes during the mid-1860’s.



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