Object Detail


Date
Circa 1850
Period
19th century
Media
Oil on canvas
Measurements
14 1/4x 20 1/2 inches (unframed)
21 3/4 x 27 3/4 x 4 inches (framed)
Classification
Subject Category
Water
Sky
Mountain (s)/Nature
Credit Line
Gift of Wayne P. and Virginia B. Libhart, 2005.37
Accession No
2005.37
Context
Mary Mellen served as the artist’s apprentice, copying his works as exercises, and eventually working with Lane on canvases based on earlier paintings, including this view of the town on Mount Dessert, which Lane visited with his friend, Joseph Stevens, Jr.

Featured in “Maine and American Art: Farnsworth Art Museum” with thanks to the Henry Luce Foundation and Wyeth Foundation for American Art.

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