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Mount Vernon, 1803
Caleb Carter

Mount Vernon, Virginia
Oil on canvas, Image H: 25.75 in, Image W: 34.875 in, Frame H: 29 in, Frame W: 38 in
Gift of Elizabeth and Mary Louise Carter, 1930  30.534
On View
Inscriptions:
verso: (prior to relining, 1960), "1803 / Mount Vernonr The Seat / of the Late L.G.G. Washington [monogram]" (source: 1981 Newark Museum catalogue).

Labels/Stamps:
back of frame: u.l. label "B9"; labels from old backing on file: "exhibition title: / SURVIVING THE AGES: / Paintings and Their Preservation / ex. number: / 63-15 / title of work: / MOUNT VERNON / artist: / Caleb Carter / lender: / The Newark Museum / cat. number: / 11. / circulation dates: / September 1963 - September 1964 / THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS - 41 East 65 Street, New York 21"; "DO NOT HANDY / IN DIRECT SUNLIGHT / OR OVER / HEATING VENT"

Provenance: Elizabeth and Mary Louise Carter (grand daughters of the artist), Newark, New Jersey
Exhibition History:
Midlantic National Bank, Board of Directors (April 1978).

National Newark and Essex Bank (1966).

"Surviving the Ages. Paintings and Their Preservation", The American Federation of Arts, New York, New York (September 1963 - September 1964).

"American Folk Art", Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Buffalo, New York (June 20 - Aug. 5, 1932).

"American Primitives", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (1930-31).

Keywords: Mount Vernon, Landscape, Painting