Benedict Arnold and Men (jacket design for Kenneth Roberts' book, Rabble in Arms)

Newell Convers Wyeth, American, 1882 - 1945



Oil on canvas

Overall: 36 × 36 in. (91.5 × 91.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Kenneth Roberts



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower left: N. C. Wyeth; stretcher stamped '98 WEBER [in rectangle]; inscribed on old cardboard backing, in black crayon: Geo W. Rand / Hanover / N.H.; printed label on old cardboard backing: Presented to Dartmouth College / through the / Friends of the Dartmouth Library

Exhibition History

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Kenneth Roberts, Rabble In Arms, Camden: Down East Books, 1996 (3rd printing), Cover illustration

Roberts, Kenneth. "Rabble in Arms". Doubleday Publishing, date ? Cover Illustration (copyright dates are 1933 and 1947; this printing most likely 1947 - kpo 8/7/96

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 95, no. 71.

Christine B. Podmaniczky, N.C. Wyeth: Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, 2 Volumes, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania: Brandywine River Museum/ Wyeth Foundation for American Art, London: Scala Publishers Limited, 2008, 833 pp., color ill. p. 543.


Kenneth Roberts (1885-1957); given to present collection, 1937.

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