Two Men Seated with Small Town Backdrop, California (obverse); Railroad Scene (reverse)

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974

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1935

Watercolor over graphite on heavy wove paper (obverse and reverse)

Sheet: 11 1/4 × 15 3/8 in. (28.6 × 39 cm)

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

W.983.34.225

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, bottom right: Paul Sample/ Calif. 35.

Exhibition History

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005.

Coastline to Skyline: The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930-1960, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 11, 2008-January 4, 2009.

California Regionalism, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, June 1-August 30, 1988.

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, pp. 36, ill. p. 36, fig. 35, 244.

Provenance

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

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