Untitled (Owl)

Sisson Blanchard, Haitian, 1929 - 1981


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1960s (collected in 1966)

Oil on Masonite

Overall: 15 13/16 × 11 3/4 in. (40.2 × 29.8 cm)

Frame: 16 3/4 × 12 11/16 in. (42.5 × 32.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Micaela and Jack Mendelsohn, Class of 1956



Place Made: Haiti, Caribbean, Central America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area



Not on view


Signed, in paint, lower left: S.BLANCHArd

Course History

ANTH 50, AAAS 88, LACS 50, Haiti at the Crossroads, Chelsey Kivland, Spring 2013

ANTH 50.4, AAAS 88.5, LACS 50.2, Race, Power, and Development in Global Haiti, Chelsey Kivland, Fall 2013

ANTH 7, Haiti and Its Visitors, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2019

ANTH 7.05, Animals and Humans, Laura Ogden, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

Celebrating Twenty Years: Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-December 12, 2005.

Publication History

Katherine W. Hart et al., Celebrating Twenty Years: Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005, pp. 68, ill. p. 69, cat. no. 26.


Collected in Port Au-Prince, Haiti prior to July 1966; Jack and Micaela Mendelsohn, Washington, D.C.; given to present collection, 2005.

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