Portsmouth Doorway

Childe Hassam, American, 1859 - 1935


drawn August 1916; plate 1916

Etching on laid paper

Plate: 5 1/2 × 4 1/2 in. (14 × 11.5 cm)

Sheet: 7 3/8 × 7 5/16 in. (18.8 × 18.5 cm)

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



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed and dated in plate, lower right: Portsmouth / CH / 1916; signed and inscribed in graphite, lower right margin: CH imp; inscribed in graphite, lower left margin: Portsmouth Doorway

Exhibition History

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


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. 28, no. 104. R. Cortissoz, Catalogu

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