Boathouse at Coronado

Noel Quinn, American, 1915 - 1993



Transparent watercolor on heavy wove [Arches] paper,

Overall: 22 5/8 × 30 1/2 in. (57.5 × 77.5 cm)

Frame: 30 × 37 1/2 in. (76.2 × 95.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Philip H. Greene, in memory of his wife and co-collector, Marjorie B. Greene



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower left: Noël Quinn / 1953; inscribed, in ink, on reverse: PROPERTY OF THE ARTIST . . NOËL QUINN; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: Quinn / Brugger; numbered, in black crayon, on reverse: 2 WATERMARK: : Embossed oval watermark: VERITABLE PAPER / FIN; also ARCHES / FRANCE

Exhibition History

California Style Watercolors from the Philip H. Greene Collection, Edward-Dean Museum of Decorative Arts, Benjamin J. and Mary A. Rabe Gallery, Cherry Valley, CA, June 2-July 31, 1996.

Coastline to Skyline: The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930-1960, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 11, 2008-January 4, 2009.

Eighty-Seventh Annual Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society, National Academy Galleries, New York, NY, February 25-March 15, 1954, no.86. Winner of the Ted Kautzky Memorial Award. Catalogue by WM Strosahl, Michael Shkymba, and Lois Fairbank, New York: Rothchild Printing Company, February, 1954, ill. p.26, no.86.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Coastline to Skyline: The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930-1960, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p. 54, no. 11.

American Artist, May 1963, p. 47.

Paul J. Karlstrom, The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, American Art Review, Volume XX, Number 6, Leawood, Kansas: American Arts Media, Inc., November-December, 2008, ill. p. 129.


Mrs. Helen Quinn, Los Angeles, California; sold to Philip H. Greene (1925-2014), April 20, 1995; given to present collection, 2007.

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