The Start of Day

Ilse Martha Bischoff, American, 1901 - 1990


about 1930

Woodcut on tissue paper


Image: 10 3/8 × 8 11/16 in. (26.3 × 22.1 cm)

Sheet: 15 1/4 × 10 7/16 in. (38.8 × 26.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the artist



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Initialled, on block, lower left: I.M.B; inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: The Start of Day - / 19 26/21; signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Ilse M Bischoff

Exhibition History

Virtual Space for Dialogue, 2018, The Labor of Art: from Sol LeWitt to the Guerrilla Girls, Kimberly Yu, Class of 2018, Homma Family Intern, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.


The artist, given to Dartmouth College through the Friends of the Dartmouth Library, 1948.

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