Corn Pulling

Clare V. H. Leighton, American, 1898 - 1989



Wood engraving on wove paper

Ed. c. 100

Image: 6 1/2 × 5 3/8 in. (16.5 × 13.7 cm)

Sheet: 10 15/16 × 7 7/8 in. (27.8 × 20 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

© Estate of Clare Leighton, courtesy of David Leighton



James Dexter Havens


Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right below image: Clare Leighton; titled, in graphite, lower left below image: Corn Pulling

Published References

Czestochowski, Joseph C. James Swann: In Quest of a Printmaker. Cedar Rapids, IA: Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 1990. Dolan, William Fletcher. Clare Leighton – An Exhibition: American Sheaves, English Seed Corn. Boston: Boston Public Library, 1978. Jaffé, Pat. The Wood Engravings of Clare Leighton. Cambridge: Silent Books, 1992. Leighton, Clare. Wood-Engraving and Woodcuts. London and New York: The Studio, LTD. and The Studio Publications Inc., 1932. Stevens, Anne. Clare Leighton: Wood Engravings and Drawings. Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1992. Stuhlman, Jonathan, Editor. Quiet Spirit, Skillful Hand: The Graphic Work of Clare Leighton. Charlotte, NC: Mint Museum of Art, 2000.


Steven Thomas, Inc., Woodstock, Vermont; sold to present collection, 2019.

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