The Roofs, South from 57th Street

Childe Hassam, American, 1859 - 1935


drawn March 1916; plate 1916

Etching on wove paper

Plate: 6 15/16 × 5 3/8 in. (17.7 × 13.7 cm)

Sheet: 11 7/8 × 9 1/4 in. (30.2 × 23.5 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 left: New York / CH / 1916; signed and inscribed in graphite, lower right margin:CH imp; inscribed in graphite, lower left margin: Roofs South from 57th Street; printed on paper with Biblical passages

Course History

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014


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. 70. R. Cortissoz, Catalogue

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