The Deserted Ferry (1st state)

Joseph Pennell, American, 1860 - 1926



Etching on laid paper

Probably 60 Proofs

Plate: 7 7/8 × 10 13/16 in. (20 × 27.5 cm)

Sheet: 9 5/16 × 12 3/8 in. (23.7 × 31.5 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 in graphite, right of center, lower margin: J. Pennell imp; inscribed in graphite, lower left margin: The Deserted Ferry; inscribed in graphite, lower right margin (not artist's hand): 915AE


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

Wuerth 838

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