Approach to White River

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974

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1946

Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite on heavy wove paper

Sheet: 15 3/8 x 22 5/8 in. (39 x 57.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the artist, Class of 1920, in memory of his friend Albert Inskip Dickerson, Class of 1930 and Dean of Freshmen, 1956-1972

W.972.222

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in watercolor, lower left: Paul Sample

Exhibition History

Watercolors by Paul Sample, Dartmouth Class of 1920, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 17-May 18, 2014.

Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, (no cat.?), 1954.

Recent Paintings by Paul Sample, Native of Kentucky, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, March 24-April 22, 1951.

Paul Sample, Publick House, Sturbridge, Massachusetts, no. 9, 1950.

Paul Sample, Associated American Artists Galleries, New York, New York, (no cat.), April 11-30, (probably) 1949.

North Country Landscapes: Exhibit of Watercolors, Oils, Lithographs, and Sketches by Paul Sample, Montshire Museum of Science, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 4, April 27-June 1, 1976.

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.

Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth Collge, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), June 1974.

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Recent Paintings by Paul Sample, Native of Kentucky, Louisville, Kentucky: J.B. Speed Art Museum Catalogue No. 124, Art Resources of Kentucky Series, 1951, no. 28.

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. 188, 270, ill. p. 189, no. 63.

Provenance

The artist; given to present collection, 1972.

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