The Steamer, Menemon Sanford
James Bard, American, 1815 - 1897
Graphite heightened with watercolor and white chalk on wove paper
Sheet: 26 11/16 × 47 in. (67.8 × 119.4 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Signed and inscribed, lower right: DRAWN & PAINTED. BY JAMES BARD. NY / 162 PERRY ST; signed and inscribed, across top: The Steamer Menemon Sanford. Built under the superintendence of Charles B. Sanford-Commander / John Englis Builder N.Y. 1854. [ornamental device] J.D. Comstock, Purser [ornamental device] Picture Drawn & Painted JAMES BARD. N.Y. 162 PERRY ST. / Guion. [?] Boardman & Co Engine Builders. Neptune Iron Works N.Y. [ornamental device] Hiram Perry Joiner N.Y. [ornamental device] John A. Boutelle Ship Painter N.Y.
COLT 73, 101, Spectacle and Exhibitionism, Michelle Warren, Winter 2012
American Folk Art at the Hood Museum of Art (a thematic partial permanent gallery installation); Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 16, 2015.
J. & J. Bard: Picture Painters, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, June 4-September 11, 1977 ("newspaper catalogue" reproducing Jean Lipman, "The Hudson River Museum: J. & J. Bard, Picture Painters, 5 June-11 September," New York Times, June 5, 1977 [no checklist or reference to this work]).
Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 2006-November 7, 2006.
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.
New York World's Fair, New York State Exhibition, New York, New York, 1964.
Nineteenth-Century American Drawings, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 27-October 31, 1976 (no cat.).
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. 20, 82, 253-254, ill. p. 83, no. 15.
Barbara J. MacAdam, James Bard's Painting Menemon Sanford Joins Its Original Drawing at the Hood, Hood Museum of Art Quarterly, No. 16, Summer 2006, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, p. 12.
Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 44, fig 25.
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York; sold to Terry DeLapp Gallery, Los Angeles; sold to present collection, 1964.
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