Feeding the Chickens (Dorothy Feeding the Chickens)

Thomas Willoughby Nason, American, 1889 - 1971



Engraving on wove paper

about 50

Image: 4 13/16 × 7 13/16 in. (12.2 × 19.8 cm)

Sheet: 7 11/16 × 10 3/4 in. (19.5 × 27.3 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 graphite, lower right margin: TWNason imp. 1945; inscribed, in graphite, lower left corner: Feeding the Chickens

Exhibition History

Looking for America: Prints of Rural Life from the 1930's and 1940's, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 3, 1994-March 5, 1995

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Looking for America: Prints of Rural Life from the 1930s and 1940s, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1994, listed no. 44.


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

F.A. Comstock and W.D. Fletcher, The Work of Thomas W. Nason, N.A., Boston, 1977, no. 379.

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