Old Ledyard Bridge

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974



Oil on canvas

Overall: 22 1/8 × 30 1/4 in. (56.2 × 76.8 cm)

Frame: 29 × 39 in. (73.7 × 99.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through gifts from Everett Parker, Class of 1952; David J. Parker, Class of 1982; and William Bannister-Parker, Class of 1984



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower left: PAUL SAMPLE

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. 35 , no. 17


The artist; sold via raffle at a Chicago "Hanover Holiday" Dartmouth Alumni Association fundraising event to Arthur Ivar Appleton, Chicago, January 30, 1954; descent in the Appleton family, 2008; with private dealer, Florida, as agent, 2010; Brock & Company, Concord, Massachusetts; 2010; sold to present collection, 2011.

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