The Nave, Washington Cathedral

Joseph Pennell, American, 1860 - 1926



Etching on wove paper


Plate: 9 3/4 × 11 7/8 in. (24.8 × 30.1 cm)

Sheet: 12 1/4 × 11 15/16 in. (31.1 × 30.3 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 in graphite, right of center, lower margin: J. Pennell imp; signed and dated in plate, lower left corner: J. Pennell 1923; inscribed in graphite (not artist's hand?), lower left margin: The Nave, Washington; inscribed in graphite, (not artist's hand), lower center margin: 79XAE; inscribed in graphite, lower right corner: 12; inscribed in graphite (on reverse): B5153


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

Wuerth 819

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