Sudden Paleness

Dotty Attie, American, born 1938



Hand colored lithograph in three panels with overlay on paper

Panel: 6 × 6 in. (15.3 × 15.3 cm)

Panel: 6 × 6 in. (15.3 × 15.3 cm)

Panel: 6 × 6 in. (15.3 × 15.3 cm)

Panel: 6 × 6 in. (15.3 × 15.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund



Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey


Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Overlay for center panel, printed center: SUDDEN / PALENESS / WAS THE SOLE / INDICATION / OF HER / RELUCTANCE; right panel, reverse, stamped, center: [publisher's mark]; right panel, reverse, inscribed, center: R.C.I.P. / 92-303 / 9; right panel, reverse, signed and dated, in graphite, lower right: Dotty Attie 9/4/92

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Contemporary Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, II. Still Life, Landscape, and the Figure, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 3-April 7, 1996, no. 34.

Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 24-April 12, 1998.

Publication History

Timothy Rub, A Decade of Collecting: 1985-1995 / Contemporary Prints Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 34.


Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, New Brunswick, New Jersey; sold to present collection, 1995.

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