Rape of the Sabine Women (Rape of the Sabines)
Theodore Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss), American, 1904 - 1991
Oil on canvas
Overall: 66 1/4 × 65 9/16 in. (168.3 × 166.6 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of President Ernest Martin Hopkins, Class of 1901
TM & © DSE
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Signed, lower left: Dr. Seuss
A Space for Dialogue 20, Broken Bodies: Icons of Sexual Violence, Risa Needleman, Class of 2004, Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 25-July 18, 2004.
Alumni Hall(during Class of 1925, 50th Reunion), Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1975.
The Dartmouth Club, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, about 1930-date unknown.
Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Volume 88, Number 8, May 1996, ill. p. 96
Alice Gomstyn, "What's Under the Hood? A peek at some of the rarest and most offbeat items housed in the College's Hood Museum of Art," Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Volume 96, Number 4, March-April 2004, pp. 30-31, ill. pp. 31.
Charles D. Cohen, The Seuss, The Whole Seuss, and Nothing but the Seuss: A Visual Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel, New York City: Random House, 2004, pp. 99-103, ill. p. 100.
Caroline M. Smith, "Dr. Seuss's Secrets of the Deep: The Lost, Forgotten, and Hidden Works of Theodor Seuss Geisel," Chicago: Chase Art Companies, 2010. pp 138, 150-151, ill. pp. 138,150-151.
Timothy Cahill, "Dr. Seuss and the Sabine Woman," Art Conservator, Williamstown Art Conservation Center, Williamstown, Massachusetts, Volume 11, Number 2, Winter 2016, pp. 4-7.
Artist commissioned by Al Snite, Class of 1932, for the Dartmouth Club of New York; given to President Ernest Martin Hopkins, 1963; catalogued by present collection, 1963.
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