Chrysler Building (Chrysler Building in Construction)

Howard Norton Cook, American, 1901 - 1980

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1930

Wood-engraving on Japan paper

Edition 75 (50 printed)

Image: 10 1/16 × 6 5/8 in. (25.6 × 16.9 cm)

Sheet (Irreg.): 11 15/16 × 9 1/4 in. (30.3 × 23.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from the Estate of Russell Cowles, Class of 1909 and gifts, by exchange

PR.990.48

Printer

Howard Norton Cook

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Numbered, in graphite, lower left margin: 75; signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Howard Cook imp.; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: CHRYSLER BLDG; inscribed, in graphite, lower center: WOODCUT

Course History

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Winter 2014

WRIT 5, The Waste Land, Before and After, Melissa Zeiger, Fall 2013

THEA 90, Contemporary Practices in U.S. Theater, Laurie Cherba Kohn, Fall 2013

ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R. Taylor, Fall 2013

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2013

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Picturing New York: Images of the City, 1890-1955, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-June 21, 1992.

Cubism and Its Legacy, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 17-December 20, 2013.

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Published as a postcard by Bethesda Art Gallery, Glen Echo, MD

Barbara MacAdam, "Picturing New York: Images of the City,1890-1955", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1992, no.16.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 161, no. 131.

Provenance

The artist; Bethesda Art Gallery, Maryland; sold to present collection, 1990.

Catalogue Raisonne

Duffy, 1984: 122.

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