Samuel Lancaster Gerry (American, 1813-1891)
White Mountain Landscape
Unsigned, inscribed and dated "...Ossipee Mountains in the distance/March 1856 S L..." on a fragmentary label affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in. (45.8 x 61.2 cm),in a frame with gilt spandrels and oval aperture.
Condition: Varnish discoloration, minor surface grime.
The work needs cleaning. There are three tiny stable losses near the bottom edge of the composition.
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