The Dance

Childe Hassam, American, 1859 - 1935


plate 1915; print 1924

Etching on wove paper


Plate: 10 7/8 × 7 1/2 in. (27.7 × 19 cm)

Sheet: 12 1/2 × 9 13/16 in. (31.8 × 24.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: CH / 1915 / F. S. 1920 / 1924; signed and inscribed, in graphite, lower right margin: CH imp; inscribed in graphite, center left margin: The dance in the Cyclades


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

P. Eliasoph, Handbook of the Complete Set of Etchings and Drypoints with 25 Illustrations of Childe Hassam, N.A. of the American Academy of Fine Arts and Letters, New York: The Leonard Clayton Gallery, Inc., 1933, p. 12, no. 21. R. Cortissoz, Catalogue

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