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 College: Gift of Philip H. Greene, in memory of his wife and co-collector, Marjorie B. Greene



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




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

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.

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.

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.

Publication History

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.

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.


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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