Cows Drinking in a Brook

Benjamin Champney, American, 1817 - 1907



Charcoal heightened with white opaque watercolor on discolored blue laid paper

Image: 16 1/8 × 12 3/16 in. (41 × 31 cm)

Sheet: 19 15/16 × 14 7/16 in. (50.6 × 36.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert A. and Dorothy H. Goldberg



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right: B. Champney. 81

Course History

ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2014

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, Drawing III, Spring 2014

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

From Copley to Dove: American Drawings and Watercolors at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 11-May 25, 1989.

A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven: Artists in the White Moutains, 1830-1930, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 10-October 30, 1988.

Publication History

Robert L. McGrath and Barbara J. MacAdam, "A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven", Artists in the White Mountains 1830-1930, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, p.73, no.34.

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. 41, ill. p. 230.


Dorothy E. Huffman Goldberg (1917-1997) and Robert A. Goldberg (1918-1997), North Conway, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

138.11.986 GG140

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