Sunset from Williamsburg Bridge

Joseph Pennell, American, 1860 - 1926



Etching on laid paper

Plate: 8 7/16 × 10 7/8 in. (21.5 × 27.7 cm)

Sheet: 9 11/16 × 15 1/4 in. (24.6 × 38.8 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 (not artist's hand), lower left margin: Williamsburg Bridge; inscribed in graphite (not artist's hand), lower center margin: 646AE; inscribed in brown ink (earlier hand), upper left margin: cent Ewir (?); inscribed in graphite (not artist's hand), on reverse: B2649, inscribed in graphite (not artist's hand) on reverse: HY


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 674

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