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John White Alexander
Landscape, Cornish, New Hampshire
about 1890
oil
30 3/8 x 45 in.
Smithsonian American Art Museum



John White Alexander spent the summer of 1890 in the artists' colony at Cornish, New Hampshire, and painted several landscapes there. This picture conveys a lyrical vision of the scene rather than a specific description, suggesting his own deep feelings for the sublimity of nature.