Gamin

Augusta Savage, American, 1892 - 1962

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modeled 1929; plaster by 1940

Painted plaster

Overall: 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. (23.495 x 14.605 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Florence and Lansing Moore 1937 Fund, the Stephen and Constance Spahn '63 Acquisitions Fund, and the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2006.75

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

On view

Inscription

Signed and dated on underside of base, scratched into plaster, in cursive: Augusta Savage / 1940; signed, vertically, in monogram on reverse: SAVAGE; inscribed, across front base: GAMIN

Course History

AAAS 91.1, ENGL 53.18, The Harlem Renaissance, J. Martin Favor, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-present.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, The Collections: New Acquisitions, Hood Museum of Art Quarterly, Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College, Spring 2007, p.14, ill.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 127, no. 100.

Provenance

The artist; given to a friend, 1940; bequeathed to a private collection in the Midwest, 1976; given to a private collection [family member], 1987-2006; with Conner-Rosenkranz LLC, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2006.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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