Punching the Bag (obverse); Landscape (reverse)

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974

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about 1940-1942

Watercolor over graphite on wove paper (obverse and reverse)

Sheet: 15 5/16 × 11 3/8 in. (38.9 × 28.9 cm)

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

W.983.34.134

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed, in graphite, bottom center: Paul Sample; Reverse: Inscribed, in graphite, bottom center: Paul Sample.

Course History

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

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.

Paul Sample: Ivy League Regionalist, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, January 18-February 26, 1984.

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

Festival of the Arts; Paul Sample, Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont, May 26-June 17, 1990.

Publication History

Robert L. McGrath and Paula F. Glick, Paul Sample: Painter of the American Scene, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, no. 52.

Paul Sample: Ivy League Regionalist, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1984, p. 45, no. 47, fig. 47.

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.

"Paul Sample", American Artist, April 1942, p. 19.

Provenance

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

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