Milking the Cow

William Zorach, American (born Lithuania), 1889 - 1966



Graphite on textured wove paper

Sheet: 10 × 7 15/16 in. (25.4 × 20.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the artist's children



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right: Zorach / 1918; old paper backing: label: Currier Exhibition Cat. / 77. WILLIAM ZORACH / MILKING THE COW, 1918 / PENCIL / LENT ANONYMOUSLY; in black marker: Property of Tim, Peter + Jon Zorach / Milking the Cow / Echo Farm. NH / Currier Exhibition + Catalogue / 1987 / Label: PROPERTY OF - / Timothy, Peter & Jonathan Zorach / Star Route 2 / Bath, Maine 04530 / TItle: Milking the Cow Echo Farm N. H. 1918 10" x 7 3/4" by W.Z. / Inventory No. 276 327- 14

Course History

SART 15, Drawing I, Karol Kawiaka, Fall 2014

SART 20, 71, Drawing II, III, Tom Ferrara, Spring 2015

SART 15, Drawing I, Edward del Rosario, Spring 2015

SART 15, Drawing I, Edward del Rosario, Spring 2015

SART 20/SART 71, Drawing II/Drawing III, Jack Wilson, Fall 2022

Exhibition History

Marguerite and William Zorach: The Cubist Years: 1915-1918, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, no. 77, January 11-February 15, 1987.

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, ill. p. 249.


Timothy and Tessim Zorach (artist's children); given to present collection, 1988.

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