The Crowd / Others

August Robert Birmelin, American, born 1933


May 1999

Pen with India ink, and watercolor with traces of Conté pencil on rough Fabriano watercolor paper

Sheet: 22 5/8 × 30 1/16 in. (57.5 × 76.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Robert A. Levinson, Class of 1946

© A. Robert Birmelin



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in ink, top center, vertically, bottom to top: R. BIRMELIN; signed and inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: Robert BIRmelin / "The Crowd/Others" [underlined] (reversible / composition) / 22 x 30" - Ink + watercolor with / traces of preliminary conte graphite, / indications - on Fabriano w.c. / paper / May 1999 - At 'Dartmouth College; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, top center: preferred top [arrow pointing up]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, bottom center: [arrow pointing up] / Alternate top [upside down]

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

In Residence: Contemporary Art at Dartmouth, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-July 6, 2014.

Publication History

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 97 , no. 86


The artist [invoice from Hanover, New Hampshire during his tenure as Artist-in-Residence]; sold to present collection, May 1999.

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