Town Meeting

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974


not dated

Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite on (Arches) watercolor board

Sheet: 11 5/8 × 15 1/4 in. (29.6 × 38.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Estate of Harold Goddard Rugg, Class of 1906



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, in watercolor, bottom left: Paul Sample. VERSO- Inscribed, in graphite, center: Paul Sample/ Town Meeting.

Exhibition History

Paul Sample: Painter of the American Scene, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 4-August 28, 1988.

Paul Sample, Montshire Museum of Science , Hanover, New Hampshire, April 27-June 1, 1976.

Publication History

Yankee Magazine, Town Meeting, painting by Paul Sample, Dublin, New Hampshire: Yankee Publishing Incorporated, March 1998, pp. 54-55. (image only; no article)

Robert L. McGrath and Paula F. Glick, Paul Sample: Painter of the American Scene, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, no. 64.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 244.


Collected by Harold Goddard Rugg (1883-1957, Class of 1906), Hanover, New Hampshire; given by his Estate to present collection, 1957.

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