Artist John Francis Murphy, American, 1853-1921
Title
  • Autumn
Date 1912
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 24 1/2 × 36 1/4 inches (62.2 × 92.1 cm)
Framed: 50 3/8 × 30 3/8 × 4 1/4 inches (128 × 77.2 × 10.8 cm)
Credit Line Detroit Museum of Art Purchase, Popular Subscription Fund
Accession Number 12.1
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, lower right: J. Francis Murphy 1912
John Francis Murphy [1853-1921];
1912-present, purchase by the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
“Murphy Painting at Museum of Art.” The Detroit News (March 8, 1912).

Burroughs, Clyde. “A Murphy Added to the Permanent Collection.” Bulletin of the DMA 6, 2 (April 1912): p. 13 (ill.).

____________. “Contemporary American Art: J. Francis Murphy.” Bulletin of the DMA 7, 3 (July 1913): pp. 56-57, 60 (ill.).