Group of Trees

Object Number: 
1887.8
Date: 
1855-1857
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 x 18 in. ( 61 x 45.7 cm ) Framed: 31 1/4 × 25 3/8 × 2 3/4 in. (79.4 × 64.5 × 7 cm)
Bibliography: 
Executor's Sale, Studies in Oil by Asher B. Durand, N.A., Deceased, Ortgies' Art Gallery, New York, April 13 and 14, 1887, p. 28, no. 360. Vail, R. W., Knickerbocker Birthday: A Sesqui Centennial History of The New-York Historical Society 1804-1954, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1954, p. 170. Lawall, David B., Asher Brown Durand: His Art and Art Theory in Relation to his Times, Submitted to Princeton University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, March 1966, p. 252. Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. I, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, p. 341. Foshay, Ella M., and Novak, Barbara, Intimate Friends: Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, William Cullen Bryant, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 2000, p. 55. Rosand, David, The Invention of Painting in America, New York: Columbia University Press, 2004, pp. 57-63, 93, 193-4. Carbone, Teresa A., American Paintings in the Brooklyn Museum: Artists Born by 1876, Brooklyn Museum, 2006, Vol. I, p. 479.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group