The Art of
Gilbert Munger

by Michael D. Schroeder Bio     Email


Title Page
Introduction
Document Archive Guide
Document Archive
Sources
Acknowledgments
The Picture Catalog
 Locales Depicted ...
  California   Idaho
  Minnesota   Nevada
  New York   Oregon
  Utah   Virginias/DC
  Washington   Wyoming
  Unknown USA
  England   France
  Scotland   Venice
  Unknown
Picture ID# Index
Munger in Museums
Munger in Tweed Museum
2003/4 Exhibition
Wa(h)satch Views
Systematic Geology Prints
Autograph   Palette
Munger in IAP
Auctions sorted by ...
  Painting   Date+$   House
More Artists "Munger"
Site Updates
Site Construction Notes
Color Target

Prev   Home   Next Locale: Utah - Wasatch Mountains

#58. The Wasatch Mountains with Salt Lake City and Great Salt Lake.   21 x 44, oil on canvas. "Gilbert Munger 1877" lower left. The picture shows Salt Lake City with the Wasatch Mountains behind as viewed across the Great Salt Lake from Antelope Island. (See the discussion of the Wasatch paintings here for more details.) This appears to be a studio painting from sketch #74 and is similar to #219. The dark area in the upper left is a rain shower.

Owned by the geologist Clarence King, who probably obtained it directly from the artist. Offered at the auction of King's estate on March 12, 1903 as lot 98: "Sunset". The written description, size, and signature from that catalog item matches the Utah Museum painting exactly. From the Sporting Gallery in Middleberg, VA, via Chicago map dealer Kenneth Nebenzahl in 1977 to the permanent collection of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (Acc. 1977.022), Salt Lake City. IAP 53320007 & 80040594. Tweed 2003 Exhibition n.32. See "Gilbert Munger: On the Trail" by Cummings, in Bulletin 1982,10, Benton Museum of Art, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, p. 15; and "Luminist Paintings in California," by Harrison, in The Magazine Antiques, CLX, 5, (Nov 2001), p.670-679. Image from Utah Museum of Fine Arts photo.

Munger Painting

© Michael D. Schroeder 1 Sep 1999   Updated 27 Feb 2002    37766