Artist Dwight William Tryon, American, 1849-1925
Title
  • Autumn
Date 1893
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 40 1/2 × 31 1/2 inches (102.9 × 80 cm)
Framed: 53 7/16 × 43 15/16 × 2 1/8 inches (135.7 × 111.6 × 5.4 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Colonel Frank J. Hecker
Accession Number 27.314
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W285, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, lower left of center: D W TRYON 1893
Colonel Frank J. Hecker;
1927-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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