Untitled Document


SAMUEL LANCASTER  GERRY
1813-1891

A rocky coast


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A rocky coast

Category : Untitled Document Seascapes and Marine

oil on canvas 12" X 20" signed lower left S L GERRY Provenance: VOSE GALLERIES, BOSTON, MASS. Samuel Lancaster Gerry was known as the leader of the White Mountain School. This area of New Hampshire is the setting for a large number of the landscapes for which he is most widely known. Gerry painted portraits, genre and animal studies, along with seascapes In 1854 Gerry was a founding member and president of the Boston Art Club.EXHIBITIONS: Boston Athenaeum; PAFA; National Academy of Design (15 works of art between 1865-1882)Boston Art Club,1875-1891; American Art Union; others. Samuel Lancaster Gerry assimilated techniques from Asher B. Durand and Thomas Cole,as well as from contacts made during a c.1837-40 trip to France, England,Italy and Switzerland. Upon his return from Europe, Gerry set up a studio in Boston,from which he launched many trips to New Hampshire's Lake District and its White Mountains. Gerry was mostly self-taught.

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