Palm Springs, Sketch

Frank Tolles Chamberlin, American, 1873 - 1961

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1942

Transparent watercolor over graphite indications on laid paper

Overall: 6 3/16 x 9 5/8 in. (15.7 x 24.5 cm)

Frame: 13 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (33.655 x 41.275 cm)

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

2007.6.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, in graphite, lower right: FTC [in monogram] '42; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper left: Palm Springs, Sketch WATERMARK: none

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 73, Watercolor Washes and the Lure of the Sun: The Climate and Demographics Informing the California Watercolor Movement, Hannah Jeton, Class of 2012, The Kathryn Conroy Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 29-October 28, 2012.

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.

Adventures in Aquarelle: The California Style in Review (1930's-1980's), Cunningham Art Gallery, Bakersfield, CA, Sep. 7-Oct. 26 1989.

Publication History

Hannah Jetson, A Space of Dialogue 73, Watercolor Washes and the Lure of the Sun: The Climate and Demographics Informing the California Watercolor Movement, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2012, ill. p. 1.

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. 130.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Coastline to Skyline: The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930-1960, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p. 50, no. 9.

Provenance

Roberts Gallery, Orange Co. California; sold to Philip H. Greene (1925-2014), March 20, 1984; given to present collection, 2007.

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