Sketch for Paul Sample's America, Its Soil

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974


not dated

Graphite on white paper

Overall: 23 1/4 × 34 in. (59.1 × 86.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the artist, Class of 1920



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, bottom center: There may be some eliminations/ but no more additions - as the map is/ becoming more overcrowded than I had planned./ P.S./ nothing will be in the oceans or lakes. VERSO- Inscribed, in graphite, bottom left: Gift of Paul Sample/ March 1963.


The artist; given to Dartmouth College Library; transferred to present collection, 1983

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