OIL PAINTING: Lake George, 1862
Lake George has received little attention, leaving a considerable gap in the art historical record. The exhibition and catalogue seek to fill this void by unveiling new research on the artistic, cultural, and social history of the lake. (above: Martin Johnson Heade, American (1819-1904), Lake George, 1862, oil on canvas, 26 x 49 3/8 inches. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Bequest of Maxim Karolik.