Topography Instruction

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974


late 1930s

Watercolor over graphite on stiff textured wove paper

Overall: 11 × 15 in. (27.9 × 38.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the artist, Class of 1920



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphe, lower left: PAUL SAMPLE; titled, in ballpoint pen, on reverse: "TOPOGRAPHY INSTRUCTION"

Published References

Sample, Paul, Robert L. McGrath, and Paula F. Glick. Paul Sample: Painter of the American Scene. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1988.


The artist (1896-1974), Norwich, Vermont; the artist's notebooks, drawings and watercolors given in small annual donations to the Dartmouth College Library (through the Friends of the Dartmouth College Library), between 1948-1974; transferred to present collection, 2015.

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