Barred Island and Butter Island from Spruce Head at Low Tide

Fairfield Porter, American, 1907 - 1975



Watercolor on paper

Overall: 11 3/4 × 15 3/4 in. (29.8 × 40 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Jay R. Wolf, Class of 1951



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right: Fairfield Porter 75

Exhibition History

The Jay Wolf Bequest of Contemporary Art, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 24-August 28, 1977.


Brooke Alexander, Inc, New York, New York; sold to Julius (Jay) Rosenthal Wolf (1929-1976), Class of 1951, New York, New York, about 1975; given to present collection, 1976.

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