Still Life: Fungus

Ilse Martha Bischoff, American, 1901 - 1990



Casein on Whatman's illustration board, toned gray by artist

Sheet: 16 15/16 × 21 15/16 in. (43.1 × 55.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the artist through the Friends of the Dartmouth Library



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in graphite, lower right: Ilse Bischoff / 1957; on reverse: [label for] Winsor + Newton's / Watercolor Sketching Board / Whatman's Drawing Paper; on old backing: "On Loan to Harriet + Sven Gundersen -- for the winter until..... Ilse Bischoff, Oct. 1961.

Exhibition History

Ilse Bischoff, A Retrospective, William B. Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat. no.), July 15-August 28, 1966.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29 - May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24 - September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20 - December 31, 2005.

Publication History

Hopkins Center Art Gallery, Dartmouth College, (introduction by Paul Cadmus), Ilse Bischoff, A Retrospective, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1966.

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, pp. 200, 272, ill. p. 201, no. 69.


The artist; given to Dartmouth College Library, 1962.

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