Between Classes

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974



Watercolor on wove [Arches] paper

Sheet: 15 1/8 × 22 3/4 in. (38.4 × 57.8 cm)

Frame: 21 1/8 × 28 in. (53.6 × 71.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Frederick B. Whittemore, Class of 1953, Tuck 1954



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right: PAUL SAMPLE 38; titled, in graphite, on trimmed fragment of original matboard now affixed to backing paper: Between Classes

Course History

WRIT 5, Nature & Imagination: The Meanings of Place, William Nichols, Winter 2013

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

ITAL 1, Introductory Italian I, Scott Millspaugh, Spring 2014

Exhibition History

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York. International Watercolor Exhibition, Tenth Biennial. March 18 through April 30, 1939, no. 119.

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

Brooklyn Museum, International Watercolor Exhibition, Tenth Biennial. Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1939. (unpaginated; listed as no. 119)

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 32 , no. 14

Published References

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. Paul Sample: Painter of the American Scene. Hanover, N.H.: 1988, p. 17 (entry for 1939).


William A. Smith Auction Gallery, Plainfield, New Hampshire, Sunday Auction of Dartmouth Memorabilia, Ephemera, Books, Stamps, Coins, Collectibles and Antiques, October 21, 2007, lot 30; sold to Frederick B. Whittemore; given to present collection, 2012.

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