Wall Drawing #655

Sol LeWitt, American, 1928 - 2007


October 1990

Colored India ink wash on a wall

Overall: 152 × 368 in. (386.1 × 934.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, by exchange

© The LeWitt Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Not signed.

Course History

WRIT 5, On Poor Taste, William Boyer, Fall 2015

Publication History

Rebecca Bailey, What Is There to Teach About Art?, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Volume 88, Number 8, May 1996, South Burlington: The Lane Press Inc., 1996, pp.36-45, ill. p. 40

D. I. Wallace, "Les Jeus de Taquin de Sol LeWitt." In D.I. Wallace, Editor, Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1999, pp.52-57, ill. p. 52, listed p. 63, Cat. no. 18.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.106, Fig.1.

Published References

Loock, Ulrich. Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings 1984-92, updated 1989 catalogue raisonné from the Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland, 1992. Sol LeWitt: Twenty-Five Years of Wall Drawings, 1968-93, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, 1993. Sol LeWitt: 100 Views (exhibition catalogue). Edited by Susan Cross and Denise Markonish. North Adams, Massachusetts: MASS MoCA, 2009. An on-line catalogue raisonne of LeWitt‘s Wall Drawings, is forthcoming, to be published at Artifex Press and edited by Béatrice Gross.


Lent by the artist, 1990; lent by the artist‘s estate, 2007; sold to present collection (through the Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York) 2015.

Old Number

Original Loan Number: EL.D.990.39

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