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Color Etching
1925

"Green Calash"
This color etching and aquatint was made by Ellen Day Hale. An oil and watercolor painter, Hale is also known for her etchings, exhibiting her prints in the groundbreaking women etchers' shows that began in the 1880s. In the 1920s and 1930s, she and etcher Gabrielle DeVeaux Clements instructed other women artists during winters in Charleston, SC, and summers at their studio in Rockport, MA.

Notes
Gift of the artist, 1936
Ellen Day Hale (1855-1940)
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Learn more!
· Ellen Day Hale
· History of American Prints
· Printmaking
· Building a National Collection: 150 Years of Print Collecting at the Smithsonian

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