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: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


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

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

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


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.

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