The Mammon Altarpiece

William Christopher, American, 1924 - 1973



Oil on board

Frame: 45 1/16 × 84 7/16 in. (114.5 × 214.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Tatiana de Fidler in memory of her mother, Marie Morosoff de Fidler



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, all three panels, lower center: Christopher. Not dated. Reverse of left and right panels are backed with gilt. Written on reverse of center panel in black paint: "The Mannon Altarpiece" Christopher / 1963.

Course History

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, III, Summer 2013

SART 25, SART 31, Painting I, II, Summer 2013

Exhibition History

National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, New York, April 15-June 30, 1969.

William Christopher, Paintings, Collages, Drawings, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Museum and Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 5-28, 1965.

Publication History

Robert Cozzolino, Marshall N. Price and M. Melissa Wolfe, George Tooker: A Retrospective, Ohio: Columbus Museum of Art and Merrell Publishers, 2008, ill. p. 179, fig. 16

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.212, no.285.


Count Georges d'Ismailoff, Paris, France; Tatiana de Fidler, Washington, D.C.; given to present collection, 1966.

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