Taking the Oath and Drawing Rations

John Rogers, American, 1829 - 1904

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1866

Painted plaster

Overall: 23 1/4 × 11 13/16 × 7 7/8 in. (59 × 30 × 20 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

S.X.993.17.4

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

On view

Inscription

Signed, on top of base, center: JOHN ROGERS / NEW YORK; inscribed, front of base, center: TAKING THE OATH / AND / DRAWING RATIONS; inscribed, back of base, center: PATENTED / JAN 30 1866

Course History

ENGL 29, American Fiction to 1900, Colleen Boggs, Spring 2014

ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Scott Millspaugh, Winter 2014

ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Jonathan Mullins, Winter 2014

ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Scott Milspaugh, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

The American Scene: Views of Everyday Life, 1840-1890, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH50, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 27-September 6, 1998.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-August 16, 2020.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

A Space for Dialogue 43, "Bringing the Thing Home" The Aftermath of the War Between the States in Consumer-Driven Art, Virginia F. Deaton, Class of 2009, Homma Family Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 18-April 13, 2008.

Publication History

Virginia F. Deanton, A Space for Dialogue 43, "Bringing the Thing Home" The Aftermath of the War Between the States in Consumer-Driven Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College, 2008, ill. p. 3.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 115, no. 88.

Provenance

Source unknown.

Catalogue Raisonne

D. H. Wallace, John Rogers: The People‘s Sculptor, 1967, no. 108.

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