Hoisington Farm Dinner (recto); Hoisingtons at Table (verso)

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974


about 1938-1939

Watercolor over graphite indications on wove paper

Overall: 12 13/16 × 19 5/8 in. (32.5 × 49.8 cm)

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



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Obverse: Signed, in graphite, lower left: Paul Sample; Reverse: Inscribed, in charcoal [but crossed out in graphite], lower left: Hoisingtons at Table-; inscribed, in charcoal, across lower portion of compostion, below subjects: PATTERSON [crossed out in graphite] JOYCE MRS. H MR. H CONRAD; inscribed, in ink, upside down, upper right: $75; inscribed, in graphite, upside down, upper right: Paul / Sample / Hoisington / Farm / Dinner

Exhibition History

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

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

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

Publication History

"Robert L. McGrath and Paula F. Glick, Paul Sample: Painter of the American Scene, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, no. 57.


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

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