|Object Type||Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection|
|Dimensions||12 x 14 in. (30.48 x 35.56 cm)|
|Medium||Charcoal on buff paper, mounted to paper|
|Credit Line||Bates College Museum of Art purchase with funds from the Olivia and Ellwood Straub Endowment, the Robert A. and Minna F. Johnson Art Acquisition Fund, and the Jean LeMire Payne '53 Museum Fund, Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection, 2012.23.1|
Compared to the ink drawing (MHMC 1955.1.50), Hartley has altered the perspective of the mountain, making its shape less pointed, broadening its base, and pulling its mass further to the picture plane. He also shifted the tallest pine tree to the right and deemphasized the distant ridges. With the crayon medium and less bare paper (as in MHMC 2014.14.1), comes added weight and density that enhances its grandeur.
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