La Fossette vers 1897: Les Bourgeois du Cap Revenant de leurs Habitations (The "Pit" (a Cap-Haitien neighborhood) about 1897: The Bourgeois Returning to Their Houses)

Philomé Obin, Haitian, 1892 - 1986



Oil on panel

Overall: 24 × 30 in. (61 × 76.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Jay R. Wolf, Class of 1951



Place Made: Haiti, Caribbean, Central America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area



Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right: PH Obin, Cap Haitien 1958

Publication History

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.27, Fig.1.


Julius (Jay) Rosenthal Wolf (1929-1976), Class of 1951, New York, New York; bequeathed to present collection, 1976.

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