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: Purchased through the William S. Rubin Fund and the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


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

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

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.

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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