#41. Mount Hood from Hood River. 11 x 22, oil on canvas, relined. "Gilbert Munger" lower left.
The diary of traveling companion Samuel Franklin Emmons has him and Munger here in November of 1870. Munger showed a Mt. Hood painting at the Boston Art Club in April of 1875. The prospect is looking south from where the Hood River flows into the Columbia River. This painting may be the sketch mentioned in the article from the New York Evening Post of 10 Jan 1872. IAP 80030059. QFD 27. From Braarud Fine Arts, LaConner WA, in 1990 eventually to a private collection. See Kennedy Quarterly 6, 2, 1966, p. 78.
Image from author's transparency.
© Michael D. Schroeder 26 November 2006