Church Interior with Sculpted Figure of Mary (recto); Figure Sketch for "Field Hospital in a Church (Delirium Is Our Best Deceiver)" (verso)

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974


about 1944

Graphite on wove paper

Sheet: 11 15/16 × 17 15/16 in. (30.3 × 45.6 cm)

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



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, top left: Explosion of (?) charges by Empirs / injured 4 in same (?).

Exhibition History

Paul Sample, Painter of the American Scene, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 4-August 28, 1988.

Publication History

Robert L. McGrath and Paula F. Glick, Paul Sample: Painter of the American Scene, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, not numbered, adjacent to no. 45.

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, ill. p. 243.


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

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