The Flag

Childe Hassam, American, 1859 - 1935

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May 2, 1917

Etching on wove paper

Plate: 5 1/4 × 4 in. (13.3 × 10.2 cm)

Sheet: 7 13/16 × 5 in. (19.9 × 12.7 cm)

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

PR.954.20.238

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, in graphite, lower right margin: CH (in circle) imp.; Signed and dated, in plate, lower left: New York / CH (in circle) / May 2 / 1917; inscribed in graphite, lower left margin: THE FLAG watermark: ...MAN 1896

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January-April 2010.

Picturing New York: Images of the City, 1890-1955, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-June 21, 1992.

Publication History

Barbara MacAdam, "Picturing New York: Images of the City,1890-1955", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1992, no.25.

Provenance

Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.

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. 48, no. 131. R. Cortissoz, Catalogu

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