Walt Whitman's Birthplace, 1927

  • Childe Hassam, American, 1859-1935
  • Childe Hassam, American, 1859-1935

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 4 1/2 × 6 3/8 inches (11.4 × 16.2 cm) Sheet (irreg.): 9 5/8 × 9 1/2 inches (24.4 × 24.1 cm)

Gift of Carl F. Clarke

53.132

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Exterior
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • House
  • Etching

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in plate, lower left: June 2nd | [artist's monogram] | 1927

Mark, in pencil, lower right: [artist's monogram] imp

Inscribed, in pencil, lower left margin: WALT WHITMAN HOUSE | very early proof- Inscribed, center bottom edge: 14 [circled] Inscribed, lower right corner: [illegible]

Provenance

1953-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Childe Hassam, Walt Whitman's Birthplace, 1927, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Carl F. Clarke, 53.132.