Augusta Savage, American, 1892 - 1962
modeled 1929; plaster by 1940
Overall: 9 1/4 × 5 3/4 in. (23.5 × 14.6 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: 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
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
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
AAAS 91.1, ENGL 53.18, The Harlem Renaissance, J. Martin Favor, Winter 2015
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.
American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 12, 2021.
Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-present.
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.
John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 159, ill. plate no. 90.
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.
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