3/20/52

David Smith, American, 1906 - 1965

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1952

Brush and egg ink and opaque watercolor on wove paper

Sheet: 18 3/8 × 23 1/2 in. (46.6 × 59.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund

P.997.42

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, in brush and egg ink, lower right: [delta sigma] 3/20/52

Course History

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Katherine Hart, Spring 2012

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, Drawing III, Jennifer Caine, Spring 2013

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Summer 2014

SART 15.02, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Spring 2019

SART 15.01, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Spring 2019

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

"Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art", Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 22-December 6, 2015.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-April 26, 1998.

David Smith: Drawings of the Fifties, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, England, no. 11 (color illus.), 1988.

Exhibited with Abstraction at Mid-Century: Major Works from the Whitney Museum of American Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), March 31-June 17, 2001.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Publication History

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. 24-25, 42, 194, 271, ill. p. 24, fig. 21, 195, no. 66.2005

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.170, no.138.

Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art, with contributions by Katherine Hart, Michael R. Taylor, John O'Reilly and James Tellin, Trevor Fairbrother and John T. Kirk, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2015, p. 18, Fig. 1.4.

Provenance

The artist; to the Estate of David Smith, New York, 1965 [estate number 73-52.155]; consigned to Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, 1988; sold to Susan Sheehan Gallery, New York, New York, June 1988; sold to present collection, 1997.

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