Exhibition Checklist

Gilbert Munger: Quest for Distinction
North Point Gallery, San Francisco
January 14 - March 6, 2003

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Early Works: East Coast and Minnesota

Duluth, 25" x 50," signed and dated 1871 at lower left, oil on canvas. Collection of City of Duluth, Duluth Public Library, MN.

Minnehaha Falls, 84" x 68," signed and dated 1868 at lower right, oil on canvas. Collection of Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA.

Minnehaha Falls, 17" x 14," signed at lower left, 1867, oil on board. Collection of the Warren Jamar Family.

Mountain Lake Scene, 17" x 25 1/2," signed at lower right, oil on canvas. Collection of Tweed Museum of Art. Gift of the Orcutt Family in memory of Robert S. Orcutt.

River Scene, 7" x 5 1/4," signed and dated '70 at lower right, oil on artist's board. Private Collection.

 

Artist-Explorer of the West

- California

A Glimpse of the Pacific, 24" x 42," signed and dated 1870 at lower left, inscribed with title on reverse, oil on canvas. Collection of Heidi and Ward Carey.

Along the Monterey Peninsula, 13 1/2" x 23," signed and dated 1873 at lower right, oil on canvas. Private Collection.

Bridal Veil Falls, Yosemite Valley, 20 1/2" x 28 1/2," signed at lower left, signed, inscribed with title and dated 1877 on reverse, oil on canvas. Private Collection.

Giant Sequoias, Mariposa Grove 27 5/8" x 19 5/8," signed at lower left, oil on artist's board. Collection of  The North Point Gallery.

Golden Gate, 18" x 33 1/2," signed and dated 1871 at lower right, oil on canvas, original frame. Private Collection.

The High Waterfall, Yosemite, 27" x 19 1/2," circa 1873-75 , signed at lower left, oil on artist's board. Collection of Eldon and Susan Grupp.

Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, 14" x 20" circa 1870-73, signed at lower left, oil on paper on canvas. Collection of Arthur J. Phelan.

Mt. Tamalpais from San Rafael, 30" x 57," signed and dated 1870 at lower left, oil on canvas. Collection of Alfred Goldyne.

Mt. Tamalpais from San Rafael, 19 1/2" x 33 1/2," signed lower right, circa. 1870, oil on canvas. Private Collection.

Royal Arches, Yosemite, 18 "x 31 1/2," signed at lower left, oil on canvas laid down on board. Private Collection.

Sunrise, Donner Lake, 20" x 28," circa 1872, signed at lower left, oil on canvas. Private Collection.

Yosemite Valley, 28" x 48," circa 1870s, oil on canvas, original frame. Collection of Nick and Mary Alexander.

Yosemite Valley from a Cliff, 27" x 19 1/2," circa 1870-75 , signed at lower right, oil on cardboard. Collection of Eldon and Susan Grupp.

- Utah

After the Storm, Utah, 20" x 28," circa 1870s, signed at lower left, oil on canvas. Private Collection.

Great Salt Lake City and The Wasatch Mountains , 9 1/2" x 19 1/2," signed at lower left, circa 1869-1977, oil on paper. Collection of Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City. Gift of Donald M. Burns.

Indian Camp at the Base of the Wasatch Range, 24" x 42," signed and dated 1870 at lower left, oil on canvas. Collection of Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Eastern Washington State Historical Society, Spokane, WA.

The Wasatch Mountains, Salt Lake City and Great Salt Lake, 21" x 44," signed and dated 1877 at lower left, oil on canvas. Collection of Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City. Gift of Kenneth Nebezahl.

- Nevada

Lake Marian, Humboldt Range, Nevada, 17" x 30 1/2," signed at lower right, dated 1872 on reverse, oil on canvas. Collection of St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth, MN.

- Oregon

Mt. Hood from Hood River, 11" x 22," signed lower left, circa 1870, oil on canvas. Private Collection.

 

American Artist in Great Britain

Herring Fleet,  7 1/4" x 10 3/4," 1879, etching on paper. Private Collection.

 

American at Barbizon: Gilbert Munger in France

Carnival at Nice, 12" x 24," signed and dated 1890 at lower right, oil on cradled panel. Collection of William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs. Gift of Lyman A. Mills to the Louise Crombie Beach Memorial Collection.

Forest at Fontainebleau, 15 1/2" x 25 1/2," signed lower left, circa 1886-93, oil on canvas, original frame. Collection of Tweed Museum of Art, by exchange, for a work gifted by Dwight, Henry, and Roger Woodbridge.

On the Seine Near Poissy, 15 " x 21 1/2," signed at lower left, circa 1886-93, oil on panel. Private Collection.

Near Poissy, 15 1/2" x 23 1/2," signed at lower left, circa 1886-93, oil on canvas, original frame. Collection of St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth, MN.

Near Reuilly, 12" x 16," signed at lower left, signed, inscribed with title and dated 1889 on old label reverse, oil on mahogany panel, original frame. Collection of Tweed Museum of Art. Gift of the Orcutt Family in memory of Robert S. Orcutt.

 

Return to America: The Late Paintings

Cazenovia Hay Field, 17" x 25 1/2," signed at lower left, circa 1900, oil on canvas. Collection of Tweed Museum of Art. Gift of the Orcutt Family in Memory of Robert S. Orcutt.

 

Related Photographs and Objects

Carleton Watkins, Clarence King, Frederick Clark and Gilbert Munger at Mt.Shasta Camp, 1870, photograph, (enlargement of original photograph). Courtesy of Stanford University.

Clarence King, Systematic Geology, Vol. 1, published 1878, with ten chromolithographs after paintings by Gilbert Munger. Collection of Michael D. Schroeder.

A.F. Fradeler, Formal Studio Portrait of Gilbert Munger, from article published in Colburn's New Monthly Magazine, London, 1880 (enlargement of original photograph). Courtesy of Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Memoir: Gilbert Munger, Landscape Artist, 1836 (sic)-1903, New York: DeVinne Press, 1904.

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