The Champ

Dorothy Varian, American, 1895 - 1985



Opaque and transparent watercolor and graphite on heavy wove paper

Sheet: 14 1/16 × 18 1/8 in. (35.7 × 46.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Estate of Victor Borella, Class of 1930



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right.

Publication History

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. 248.


The Downtown Gallery, New York [label]; collection of Nelson Rockefeller, New York; given to Victor Gaspar Borella [1906-1975, Class of 1930; Nelson Rockefeller's Dartmouth classmate and business associate]; given to present collection from the Estate of Victor G. Borella, Enfield, New Hampshire [arranged by his brother-in-law Ex-New Hampshire Governor Lane Dwinell, Class of 1928], 1976.

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