The Blue Door

Wendell Cooley Jones, American, 1899 - 1956



Oil on canvas

Overall: 25 1/4 × 42 in. (64.2 × 106.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the family of the artist and of the Class of 1925, in memory of the artist, Wendell Jones, Class of 1925



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower right: Jones

Exhibition History

Exhibition of paintings by Wendell Jones 1899-1956 : Vassar College Art Gallery, Pougkeepsie, New York, February 5-March 5, 1957.

Rediscovering Wendell Jones, Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, New York, June 14-October 5, 2014.

Wendell Jones, Carpenter Art Galleries,Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 27-September 30, 1958.

Wendell Jones, Woodstock Art Gallery, Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, New York, September 7-21, 1957, no. 24.

Publication History

Peter R. Jones, Rediscovering Wendell Jones, published in conjunction with the exhibition REDISCOVERING WENDELL JONES, 1899-1956, 2014, 60 pp., ill. p. 23.

Perrin H. Lowery, Exhibition of Paintings by Wendell Jones, 1899-1956, Vassar College Art Gallery catalogue, 1957, no. 24.


The artist (1899-1956); the artist's family; given to present collection, 1958.

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