Give Us This Day

John Stockton De Martelly, American, 1903 - 1979



Lithograph on cream wove paper


Image: 13 1/8 × 13 11/16 in. (33.4 × 34.7 cm)

Sheet: 15 7/8 × 17 3/8 in. (40.4 × 44.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right: John S. de Martelly; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: "Give Us This Day" - lithograph - John S. de Martelly - 1938 - (over); inscribed, in graphite, lower right: c [encircled]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: Some Honors won by this print [underlined] / Spring 1938 - Ranked first in Annual Mid-Western Artists Show at Kansas City Art Institute - unaminmous decision of judges. / "Hightest Ranking in International Prints Review. / " - One of "Fifty American Prints" selected by American Institute of Graphic Arts to circulate through / important museums of the country. The jury of selection - Mr. Karl Free, Whitney Museum of American Art / Mr. A. Hyatt Mayor - Metropolitan / Mr. Carl O. Schmeiwind - Brooklyn Museum / In Thomas Craven's "Treasury of American Prints" - 1939

Course History

SART 76, Senior Seminar I, Jennifer Caine, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

Looking for America: Prints of Rural Life from the 1930's and 1940's, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 3, 1994-March 5, 1995.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdams, Looking for America: Prints of Rural Life from the 1930's and 1940's, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1994, listed no. 20.


Malbert Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois; sold to present collection, 1994.

Catalogue Raisonne

Vic Zink, John Stockton de Martelly, 1903-1979, Gaylord, MI, 1990, no. 27

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