The Crowd / Divided Intentions

August Robert Birmelin, American, born 1933


May 1999

Conté pencil and crayon on Stonehenge paper (Krylon workable fixative)

Sheet: 22 3/8 × 30 3/16 in. (56.8 × 76.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Robert A. Levinson, Class of 1946

© A. Robert Birmelin



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in ink, bottom center, vertically, bottom to top: R. BIRMELIN'99; inscribed, in conte graphite, upper right, vertically, bottom, to top: The Crowd / Divided Intentions; signed and inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: reversible composition / Done at Dartmouth College / ROBERT BIRMELIN / "The Crowd / Divided Intentions" / 22 x 30 - stonehenge paper / conte crayon + pencil / May 1999 - FIXATIVE 5/99 / Krylon-workable; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, top center: preferred top [arrow pointing up]; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, bottom center, upside down: Alternate top [arrow pointing up]

Course History

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, III, Summer 2013

SART 17, Special Topics: Digital Painting, Tom Ferrara, Summer 2014

SART 20, Drawing II, Tom Ferrara, Summer 2014

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


The artist [invoice from Hanover, New Hampshire during his tenure as Artist-in-Residence]; sold to present collection, May 1999.

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