The County Election

John Sartain, American, 1808 - 1897, after George Caleb Bingham, American, 1811 - 1879

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1854

Hand colored engraving, mezzotint, and etching with stippling on wove paper

Image: 22 1/4 × 30 1/4 in. (56.5 × 76.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.951.4

Publisher

Goupil et Cie, Paris, France

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, lower left: PAINTED BY G.C. BINGHAM; center: ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1854 BY G.C. BINGHAM IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK. / THE COUNTY ELECTION. / PUBLISHED BY GOUPIL & CO. NEW YORK-PARIS-LONDON.; lower right: ENGRAVED BY JOHN SARTAIN.

Course History

ENGL 29, American Fiction to 1900, Colleen Boggs, Spring 2014

HIST 18, Nineteenth Century American Politics, Robert Bonner, Spring 2014

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

HIST 18, US Political History of the 19th Century, Robert Bonner, Fall 2012

HIST 27, WGST 23, Gender and Power in American History from the Colonial Period to the Civil War, Leslie Butler, Spring 2012

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Unlayering Stereotypes: Selections from the Permanent Collection For Teaching Cultural Anthropology, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 7, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 24-August 20, 1995.

The American Scene: Views of Everyday Life, 1840-1890, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH50, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 27-September 6, 1998.

Hogarth's Election Entertainment: Artists at the Hustings, Sir John Soane's Museum, checklist no. 35, Sir John Soane's Museum, London, March 23-August 25, 2001; Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, October 6, 2001-January 6, 2002.

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

American Intellectual and Cultural History Through the Civil War, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, History 30, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 10-September 6, 1992.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-July 21, 2019.

Publication History

Stephanie Eu, "Hogarth and Bingham", in David Bindman, David Ekserdjian and Will Palin, eds., Hogarth's Election Entertainment: Artists at the Hustings, London: Apollo Magazine for Sir John Soane's Museum, 2001, pp. 20-22, ill, p.21, catalogue entry number 35, p. 30

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 154-5, no. 125.

Provenance

The Old Print Shop, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1951.

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