Sketches of chickens with color notations [study for Beaver Meadow, 1938]

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974


about 1938

Graphite on tracing paper

Overall: 11 13/16 × 8 7/8 in. (30 × 22.6 cm)

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



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, lower right: Beaver Meadow; inscribed, in graphite, in image center: [color noations]


The artist; given to Dartmouth College Library; transferred to present collection, 2000.

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