Bargaining (The Christmas Turkey)

Object Number: 
S-50
Date: 
ca. 1858
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/2 x 23 3/8 in. ( 41.9 x 59.4 cm ) frame: 25 x 31 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (25 x 31 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)
Gallery Label: 
This painting, in addition to, Pan of Milk and The Wind-Mill were on view at the National Academy of Art.
Bibliography: 
"Fine Arts," The Albion, Vol. 36, No. 19, May 8, 1858, p. 22. The Crayon, June 1858, p. 177 Mann, Maybelle, "Francis William Edmonds: Mammon and Art," The American Art Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, Autumn 1970, pp. 92-106. Mann, Maybelle, Francis William Edmonds: Mammon and Art, New York University Ph.D. Dissertation, 1972, pp. 151-2. Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. II, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, pp. 7, 10. Clarke, H. Nichols B., Francis W. Edmonds, American Master in the Dutch Tradition, Washington, D.C.; Published for Amon Carter Museum by Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988, pp. 128-9. Johns, Elizabeth, American Genre Painting: The Politics of Everyday Life, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1991, pp. 14-5, 21, 209. Gallati, Barbara Dayer, "American Genre painting and the Rise of 'Average Taste,'" The Magazine Antiques, November/December, 2011, pp. 134-141.
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group