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Grant DeVolson Wood, American, 1892 - 1942

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1938

Watercolor over graphite on illustration board

Image: 9 × 12 in. (22.9 × 30.5 cm)

Sheet: 11 1/2 × 14 5/8 in. (29.2 × 37.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert S. Engelman, Class of 1934

D.960.90.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in graphite, lower left: GRANT/ WOOD

Course History

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

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. 40, May 30-September 21, 1975.

One Hundredth Birthday Anniversary Exhibition, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, (no cat.), Janaury 15-February 28, 1991.

Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by Grant Wood, in The Fifty-third Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture, The Art Instititute of Chicago, Chicago, no. 32 (as 1940), October 29-December 10, 1942.

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.

Learning About Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-December 11, 1988.

Art of the 1930's, Rivier College Art Gallery, Nashua, New Hampshire, (no cat.), September 25-October 14, 1983.

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. 56-57.

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. 174, ill. p. 175, no. 57.

Provenance

Reeves Lewenthal, Associated American Artists, New York; sold to Robert S. Engelman (1912-2002), Chicago, Illinois; given to present collection, 1960.

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