The Dressing Table

Childe Hassam, American, 1859 - 1935


March 7, 1916

Etching on laid paper

Impression: 5 1/2 × 4 in. (14 × 10.2 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, upper left: CH / March 7 / 1916; siged in graphite, lower right margin: CH imp.; inscribed in graphite, lower left margin: Dressing Table

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 29, Reflections on the Mirror, Katherine Harrison, Class of 2006, The Homma Family Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 5, 2005-January 29, 2006.


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. 22, no. 71. R. Cortissoz, Catalogue

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