Lot 1207
George H. McCord (American, 1848-1909), New Hampshire Hills
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Pastel on paper, signed at lower left, retaining exhibition label to verso, matted in a giltwood frame under glass.

Sheet sight 10 3/4 x 12 3/4 in.; Frame dimensions 17 3/4 x 19 3/4 in.


Salmagundi Club Watercolor Exhibition, New York, New York.

George McCord was born in New York City and remained in Brooklyn, although he traveled widely. From 1883, he also had a studio in Morristown, New Jersey. He was part of the second generation of Hudson River School painters.

He studied at the Hudson River Institute, the Claverack Academy in Claverack, New York, and with Samuel Morse and James Fairman. By 1870, he was exhibiting at the National Academy of Design. In 1880, he was elected an Associate of the National Academy.

Toning to sheet, otherwise good estate condition, not examined outside the frame.