Bargaining (The Christmas Turkey)

Bargaining (The Christmas Turkey)
Bargaining (The Christmas Turkey)
Bargaining (The Christmas Turkey)
ca. 1858
Oil on canvas
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.)
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The Robert L. Stuart Collection, on permanent loan from the New York Public Library
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This painting, in addition to, Pan of Milk and The Wind-Mill were on view at the National Academy of Art.
"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.
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Creative: Tronvig Group