A Rainy Twilight

Bertha Boyntom Lum, American, 1879 - 1954



Color woodcut on Japanese tissue

at least 198 (or 239)

Image: 6 9/16 × 9 1/2 in. (16.7 × 24.2 cm)

Sheet: 6 13/16 × 9 13/16 in. (17.3 × 24.9 cm)

Mount: 9 11/16 × 13 7/8 in. (24.6 × 35.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of William S. Clark, Class of 1942



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, dated, and inscribed, in graphite, lower left: copyright 1905 by Bertha Lum; numbered, in graphite, lower right margin: 239

Exhibition History

The Imprint of Japan: American Color Woodblock Prints, 1890–1910, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper Wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-July 16, 2013.


Andrew Terry Keats Fine Arts; sold to William S. Clark (1920-2015), San Francisco, 1990; given to present collection, 1993.

Catalogue Raisonne

M. Gravalos and C. Pulin, Bertha Lum, Washington, 1991, no. 7.

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