Beaver Meadow

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974

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1939

Oil on canvas

Overall: 40 x 48 1/4 in. (101.6 x 122.555 cm)

Frame: 47 x 55 in. (119.38 x 139.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the artist, Class of 1920, in memory of his brother, Donald M. Sample, Class of 1921

P.943.126.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right: PAUL SAMPLE 39. Label on frame: From Paul Sample / Hanover N.H.

Course History

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2016

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2016

GEOG 24, American Landscapes and Cultures, Mona Domosh, Winter 2016

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2015

ITAL 1, Introductory Italian I, Scott Millspaugh, Spring 2014

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, March 29, 2016-June 30, 2018.

In Residence: Contemporary Art at Dartmouth, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-July 6, 2014.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-November 2, 2009.

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.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 15, 2005-May 8, 2007.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 5, 2001-October 9, 2005.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 28, 1998-February 21, 1999.

Image and Memory: Picturing Old New England, Smithsonian, National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC, April 2, 1999- August 22, 1999.

American Paintings from the Dartmouth Collection, 1910-1960, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-April 12, 1998.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-January 16, 1998.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26, 1996-June 22, 1997.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in conjunction with the exhibition Looking for America: Prints of Rural Life from the 1930's and 1940's, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 3, 1994-March 5, 1995.

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

Paul Sample: Ivy League Regionalist, The Lowe Art Museum, Universiy of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, January 18-February 26, 1984.

Images of the Vermont Landscape 1776-1976, Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, July 15-October 15, 1976.

Paul Sample, Montshire Museum of Science, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 27-June 1, 1976.

Recent Paintings by Paul Sample, Native of Kentucky, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, March 24-April 22, 1951.

Paul Sample, The Picture Gallery, Saint-Gaudens Memorial, Cornish, New Hampshire, July 2-August 1, 1949, no. 12.

Publication History

U.S. Air Magazine, "A Sample of Talent", page 15

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 33, no. 15

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.4, Fig.7.

Mary Cooper, New England as America: Jose Clemente Orozco's Anglo-America, The Collegiate Journal of Art, Spring 2008, Volume IV, 2008, pp. 82-96, ill. p. 93.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 102-103, no. 78.

Donna M. Cassidy, Marsden Hartley: Race, Religion, and Nation, Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 2005, pp. 43-44, ill. p. 43.

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. 16, ill. p. 16, fig. 8.

Elsie Sniffen, The Good Men Do: A Tribute to the Folks of Beaver Meadow Community, Hardy, Heck, Moore and Associates, 2003, 29 pp., ill. p.21(B&W) and Cover(Color).

Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser, General Editor, Marsden Hartley, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2002, 334 pp., color ill. p. 178.

Sheila Barrett, Catalogue Designer, Harvard University Press-Fall/Winter 2001 Publication Announcement Catalogue, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2001, 89 pp., Cover illustration.

Elsie Sniffen, Around the Horn to Norwich, The Norwich times, Fall 2000, Volume 4, Number 1, White River Junction: Dewey's Mills Media, 2000, ill. cover, p. 16.

Truettner, William H. and Stein, Roger B., Picturing Old New England: Image and Memory. Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 233 pp., ill. pp. 110 and 124. c. 1999

Humanities, The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities, July/August 1999, ill. cover and page 2

Carl Little, Paintings of New England, Camden: Down East Books, 1996, ill. p. 76

Kim King Zea, Beaver Meadow Chapel on National Register of Historic Places, Museum Muse, Volume 2, Number 1, January-March, 1995, p. 1

Jay Stevens, Keeper of Vermont Character, Dublin, N.H.: Yankee Magazine, March 1992, ill.p. 81

Upper Valley Magazine, 1991

1990 Festival of the Arts: Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont, May 26-October 14, 1990. Illustration, page 19.

Vermont Life Magazine, "Paul Sample, A Regionalist Painter Views Vermont",Volume XLIII, No. 2, Winter, 1988, South Burlington: The Lane Press, ill. p. 59

Upper Valley Community Land Trust, Community Lands or Annual Report, or both, 1988/1989

Robert L. McGrath and Paul F. Glick, Paul Sample: Painter of the American Scene, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, no. 32.

Recent Paintings by Paul Sample, Native of Kentucky, Louisville, Kentucky: J.B. Speed Art Museum Catalogue No. 124, Art Resources of Kentucky Series, 1951, no. 1.

Justus Bier, "Paul Sample: A Native of Louisville get a One-Man Exhibition," The Courier-Journal Magazine, April 22, 1951, cover illustration.

American Artist, "Paul Sample", April 1942.

Provenance

The artist (1896-1974), Norwich, Vermont; given to present collection, 1943.

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