The Hag (Alternative Title: Old Woman with a Clay Pipe)

Robert Frederick Blum, American, 1857 - 1903



Etching on chine collé

Plate: 7 3/8 × 4 7/8 in. (18.7 × 12.4 cm)

Sheet: 16 1/2 × 12 3/8 in. (41.9 × 31.5 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


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed and dated, in plate, lower left: R. Blum / New York 1879; signed, in graphite, lower left margin: R. Blum; inscribed, in graphite, lower right margin: The Hag; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 3

Exhibition History

Old Age Exhibit, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 5-April 11, 1983.

Nineteenth Century American Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 12, 1977.


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.

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