The Monk

The Monk
The Monk
Title
The Monk
Date 
1841
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 29 3/8 x 24 5/8 in. ( 74.6 x 62.5 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Robert Fridenberg
Object Number 
1927.12
Gallery Label 
This painting was copied by Durand from an original work by Titian.
Bibliography 
"The New York Gallery of Fine Arts," The Broadway Journal, March 1, 1845, pp. 134-5. Cummings, Thos. S., Historic Annals of the National Academy of Design New-York Drawing Association, Etc., with Occasional Dottings by the Way-Side, from 1825 to the Present Time, Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1865, p. 141. Tuckerman, Henry T., Book of the Artists, American Artist Life, Comprising Biographical and Critical Sketches of American Artists: Preceded by an Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of Art in America, New York: P. Putnam & Son, 1867, pp. 194-5, 627. Huntington, Daniel, Asher B. Durand: A Memorial Address, New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1887, p. 31. 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. 101. Caldwell, John S., Asher B. Durand's Travels in Europe, 1840-1841 and their Role in his Artistic Development, Submitted to Hunter College in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts, 1973, pp. 42-4. Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. I, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, pp. 313-4. Ferber, Linda S., ed., "Asher B. Durand, American Landscape Painter," Kindred Spirits Asher B. Durand and the American Landscape, Brooklyn Museum, 2007, pp. 211, Chronology.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group