Grant DeVolson Wood, American, 1892 - 1942



Watercolor over graphite on illustration board

Image: 9 × 12 in. (22.9 × 30.5 cm)

Sheet: 11 3/4 × 14 7/8 in. (29.8 × 37.8 cm)

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



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right: GRANT WOOD

Exhibition History

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.

Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by Grant Wood, in The Fifty-third Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture, The Art Instititute of Chicago, Chicago, October 29-December 10, 1942, no. 31 (as 1940).

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

Perception and Belief, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Arts Education Program, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 1982.

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, pp. 174, ill. p. 175, no. 56.


The artist; to 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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