Harlem Belle

Russell Cowles, American, 1887 - 1979


about 1930s

Watercolor over graphite on wove (Grumbacher) paper

Sheet: 22 13/16 × 15 11/16 in. (58 × 39.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Estate of Russell Cowles, Class of 1909



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower center: Russell Cowles

Course History

SART 31, SART 72, Painting II, Painting III, Jennifer Caine, Fall 2014

AAAS 91.1, ENGL 53.18, The Harlem Renaissance, J. Martin Favor, Winter 2015

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2016

SART 20/SART 71, Drawing II/Drawing III, Jack Wilson, Fall 2022

Studio Art 15.02, Drawing 1, Jack Wilson, Fall 2023

Studio Art 25.01, Painting I, Jen Caine, Fall 2023

Studio Art 15.02, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Winter 2024

Studio Art 25.01, Painting I, Jen Caine, Spring 2024

Exhibition History

Points of View, Art History 2, ARTH 2, Winter 2016, Joy Kenseth and Mary Coffey, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 1-March 13, 2016.

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. 231.


Estate of the artist; given to present collection, 1980.

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