Blue Diamond

Hannes Beckmann, American (born Germany), 1909 - 1977



Acrylic on masonite

Overall: 42 × 42 in. (106.7 × 106.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ann Boeckler in memory of Erich Boeckler



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Initialed and dated, in light blue paint, lower left: h.b. 72; inscribed, on reverse, in black marker, in center, oriented vertically: Blue Diamond. [underscored] 1972. / Acyrlyc [sic] on masonite. / Hannes Beckmann

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

In Residence: Contemporary Art at Dartmouth, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-July 6, 2014.

Publication History

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 54 , no. 37


The artist (1909-1977), Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to Erich (1925-2004) and Ann Boeckler, Albany, New York, 1972; Ann Boeckler, Port St. Lucie, Florida; given to present collection, 2008.

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