Switching Cars

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974


not dated

Watercolor over graphite on watercolor board

Sheet: 11 7/16 × 15 3/8 in. (29 × 39 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the artist, Class of 1920



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, in watercolor, bottom right: Paul Sample. VERSO- Inscribed, in graphite, center: "switching cars" - Paul Sample.

Exhibition History

Paul Sample: Painter of the American Scene, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 4-August 28, 1988.

Publication History

Vermont Railroad Museum, "Glory Days of the Railroad Festival", Saturday September 9, 2000, 12 x 18 color posters, ads in The Valley News, The Country Chronicle and The Bennington Banner.

Robert L. McGrath and Paula F. Glick, Paul Sample: Painter of the American Scene, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, no. 63.

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. 244.


The artist; given to Dartmouth College Library; transferred to present collection, 1983

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