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Martin Johnson, American, born 1951



Collage, wood corrigated paper, staples, brass tacks, plastic covered wire, watercolor

Overall: 16 15/16 × 15 3/16 in. (43 × 38.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute of Museum and Library Services



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Mixed Media


Mixed Media

Not on view


Inscribed, on reverse, in marker, upper left: HERB & DOROTHY; upper right: LOVE - MARTIN; center: For ... / MJ / 1990 / 1 1/12

Course History

SART 17, Collage: Bridging the Gap, Esme Thompson, Fall 2013

WRIT 5, The View from the Balcony: Learning How You Learn, Prudence Merton, Winter 2013

SART 17, Collage, Esme Thompson, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, Fifty Works for Fifty States: New Hampshire, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 8-September 2, 2012.

Publication History

The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for FIfty States: New Hampshire, Exhibition Checklist, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, 2012, p. 6, no. 17.


Dorothy and Herbert Vogel; given to present collection, 2008.

Old Number

Vogel number 128947

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