Sunset: Souvenir of the Adirondacks

Object Number: 
1903.4
Date: 
1878
Medium: 
oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Unframed: 25 × 37 in. (63.5 × 94 cm) Framed: 39 1/4 × 50 1/4 × 6 in. (99.7 × 127.6 × 15.2 cm)
Bibliography: 
Harpers New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 66, no. 396, May 1883, p. 860-1 Executor's Sale, Studies in Oil by Asher B. Durand, N.A., Deceased, Ortgies' Art Gallery, New York, April 13 and 14, 1887, p. 34, no. 395. Huntington, Daniel, Asher B. Durand: A Memorial Address, New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1887, p. 39. Durand, John, The Life and Times of Asher B. Durand, (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894; Reprint, Hensonville, NY: Black Dome Press, 2007), pp. 200-1. "Pictures by Durand," The New York Times, April 26, 1903, p. 34. Catalogue of the Gallery of Art of The New York Historical Society, New York: Printed for the Society, 1915, p. 38. Tolman, Ruel P., "Asher Brown Durand," Art in America, Vol. 11, No. 4, June 1923, pp. 196-200. Sears, Clara Endicott, Highlights Among the Hudson River Artists, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1947, p. 5-21. 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, pp. 194, 266-7, 381-5, 412-6, 470-1, 568, 664-5, Fig. 143, A. B. Durand 1796-1886, Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum Catalogue, October 24 - November 28, 1971, p. 29. Lawall, David B., Asher B. Durand: A Documentary Catalogue of the Narrative and Landscape Paintings, New York & London, Garland Publishing, Inc., 1978, pp. 30, xxxix. 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. 362. Carbone, Teresa A., American Paintings in the Brooklyn Museum: Artists Born by 1876, Brooklyn Museum, 2006, Vol. I, p. 477. Novak, Barbara, American Painting of the Nineteenth Century: Realism, Idealism, and the American Experience, New York: Oxford University Press, 2007, pp. 84-5. Ferber, Linda S., ed., Kindred Spirits Asher B. Durand and the American Landscape, Brooklyn Museum, 2007, Chronology.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the children of the artist, through John Durand
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group