Chocorua IV

Frank Stella, American, born 1936



Fluorescent alkyd and epoxy painting on shaped canvas

Overall: 120 × 128 × 4 in. (304.8 × 325.1 × 10.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund, a gift from Judson and Carol Bemis, Class of 1976, and gifts from the Lathrop Fellows, in honor of Brian P. Kennedy, Director of the Hood Museum of Art, 2005-2010

© Frank Stella / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Frank Stella, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, October 30, 2015-March 7, 2016; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, April 15, 2016-September 4, 2016; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, California, November 5-February 26, 2017.

Frank Stella: Irregular Polygons, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; October 9, 2010-March 13, 2011; The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, April 8-July 24, 2011.

In Residence: Contemporary Art at Dartmouth, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-July 6, 2014.

Publication History

Brian P. Kennedy, Frank Stella, Irregular Polygons, 1965-66, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2010, pp. 12-13, ill. p. 13.

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 47 , no. 30

Michael Auping, Frank Stella: A Retrospective, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2015, 238 pp,. color ill. checklist # 31.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 174, ill. plate no. 105.


The artist; sold to present collection, 2010.

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