Hugh Townley, American, 1923 - 2008



Mahogany relief

Overall: 24 × 43 1/2 × 1 3/8 in. (61 × 110.5 × 3.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the William S. Rubin Fund and the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Debossed, in wood, on right edge: HT [encirled] / TOWNLEY; signed and inscribed, in marker, on reverse: HT [encirled] / TOWNLEY / 24 x 43 1/4 / 1986 / Providence RI.; inscribed, in ink, on reverse, top right corner: 68/60/08/0165; Gallery Label, on reverse, printed: / THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE / UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM / VOGEL HALL / 3253 NORTH DOWNER AVENUE / P.O. BOX 413 / MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN 53201; inscribed, in ink: Townley / Star Gate / House - Bristol

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

In Residence: Contemporary Art at Dartmouth, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-July 6, 2014.

Hugh Townley, Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29-December 8, 1991.

Publication History

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 74 , no. 61


The artist, Bristol, Rhode Island; sold to present collection, 1992.

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