Sleeping Child

Isabel Bishop, American, 1902 - 1988

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about 1935

Pen and ink and ink wash over graphite, with framing indications in graphite, on wove paper

Sheet: 9 3/4 x 6 in. (24.7 x 15.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund

D.2003.75

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in graphite, bottom center: Isabel Bishop

Course History

SART 20, 71, Drawing II, III, Tom Ferrara, Spring 2015

ARTH 16.2, Women in Art, Kristin O'Rourke, Fall 2014

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Summer 2014

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, III, Summer 2013

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Katherine Hart, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

In Transit: On the Move in New York City, 1910-1950, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 29-March 24, 2013.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 228.

Provenance

Paul J. Sachs; Child Gallery, Boston; sold to present collection, 2003.

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