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Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974

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1940

Oil on canvas

Overall: 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm)

Frame: 35 1/2 × 30 1/2 in. (90.2 × 77.5 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.943.126.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower left, Paul Sample

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

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

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

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

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.

Festival of the Arts; Paul Sample, Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont, May 26-June 17, 1990.

Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1-June 30, 1974.

American Viewpoints: Painting and Sculpture from the Hood Museum of Art, Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California, May 5-August 31, 2003.

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

The Norwich History Book Committee, Norwich, Vermont: A History, The Norwich Historical Society, 2012, ill. p. 220.

Robert L. McGrath and Paula F. Glick, Paul Sample: Painter of the American Scene, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, no. 38.

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. 26.

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 36 , no. 18

Edie Clark, Pure Vermont, Yankee Magazine, October 1996, Dublin: Yankee Publishing Incorporated, 1996, p. 69 and p. 3 inside cover

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. 186, ill. p. 186, fig. 90.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 104, no. 79.

Provenance

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

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