An Architecture of Love

Katherine Porter, American, born 1941



Oil on canvas

Overall: 51 × 71 1/2 in. (129.5 × 181.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Robert J. Strasenburgh, II 1942 Fund, the Claire and Richard P. Morse 1953 Fund, and the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


21st century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in red paint, on lower right front of canvas: Katherine Pavlis Porter; inscribed, in graphite on left edge of canvas: An Architecture of Love / 52 / x / 71 ½.

Course History

SART 31, SART 72, Painting II, III, Colleen Randall, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

Contemporary Abstraction: Works from the Hood Museum of Art's Permanent Collection, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 4-March 13, 2016.

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 24-May 5, 2014.


The artist, Stanfordville, New York; sold to present collection, 2014.

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