The Writing Desk

Childe Hassam, American, 1859 - 1935



Etching on laid paper

Plate: 9 13/16 × 7 1/16 in. (25 × 18 cm)

Sheet: 12 3/8 × 9 7/16 in. (31.5 × 24 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, upper right in the plate: CH 1912; signed lower right on the margin in graphite: trademark, imp.; lower left on the margin in graphite: The Writing Desk


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. 20, no. 54. R. Cortissoz, Catalogue

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