Image Resources | Currently on View in Christel DeHaan Family Foundation Galleries (K205)

Herman and Verman

Hugh M. Poe (American, 1902-1973)


Herman and Verman are two characters from Hoosier author Booth Tarkington’s trilogy of Penrod stories published between 1914 and 1929.

This candid, sensitive portrait won a certificate of merit at the Indiana artists annual exhibition at the Herron Art Institute in 1924. 

Object Information

artist
Hugh M. Poe (American, 1902-1973)
creation date
1924
materials
oil on canvas
dimensions
18 x 24 in.
24-7/8 x 30-7/8 in. (framed)
accession number
38.28
credit line
Gift of Mrs. John N. Carey
copyright
© Hugh M. Poe
collection
American Painting and Sculpture to 1945
colors