Back of Patchin Place

George Copeland Ault, American, 1891 - 1948

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1927

Graphite on heavy wove paper

Sheet: 15 11/16 × 11 3/4 in. (39.9 × 29.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

D.935.1.98

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right: G.C. Ault '27.; Inscribed on reverse, upper left, not artist's hand: Title: Back of Patchin Place / By: Geo. C. Ault. / Price: $30.00 / 192 [end of inscription obscured by old matting tape]

Exhibition History

Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 37, May 30-September 21, 1975.

Picturing New York: Images of the City, 1890-1955, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 4, March 31-June 21, 1992.

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; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Gifts of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), June 11-July 11, 1976.

George C. Ault: Recent Work, Downtown Gallery, New York, no. 11, November 19-December 8, 1928.

From Copley to Dove: American Drawings and Watercolors at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), March 11-June 28, 1989.

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Franklin W. Robinson, [et al.], Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover, N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1975, pp. 52-53.

Downtown Gallery catalogue, New York, 1928, no. 11.

Barbara MacAdam, Picturing New York: Images of the City, 1890-1955, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1992, no.4.

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, pp. 23, 152, 264-265, ill. p. 153, no. 46.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 143, no. 115.

Provenance

The artist; consigned to Downtown Gallery, New York, 1928; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, November 25, 1928; given to present collection, 1935.

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