Rain in May

1895–1908
Arthur Wesley Dow (American, 1857–1922)


Dimensions

Sheet: 21 x 16 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1996.119

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored woodcut illustration of a poem by Everett s Hubbard

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Handcut text of poem and historiated initial B embellished with watercolor; AWD shop printed in red lower left. Pages for unidentified poems by Hubbard were listed in the Dow exhibition at the MFA in 1895; the style of this print resembles Dow’s designs for Hubbard’s book of poems By Salt Marshes published in 1908 (titlepage illus. F. W. Moffatt, Arthur Wesley Dow, Washington, D. C. 1977, P. 78, Fig. 61.)

Provenance

Hirschl and Adler Galleries, New York; from whom purchased 26 June 1996

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund