Artist John Mix Stanley, American, 1814-1872
Title
  • The Challenge
Date ca. 1870
Medium paint on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 7 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (20 × 25.1 cm)
Framed: 10 1/4 × 12 1/4 × 1/2 inches (26 × 31.1 × 1.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Blanche Ferry Hooker
Accession Number 41.65
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower left: J. M. Stanley
1941, Mrs. Blanche Ferry Hooker (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1941-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Kinietz, W. Vernon. John Mix Stanley and his Indian Paintings. Ann Arbor, 1942 (pl. 9).

Exhibition of Paintings by John Mix Stanley (1814-1872), Jane C. Stanley (1863-1940), and Alice Stanley Acheson. Exh. cat., Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C., 1944, no. 3.

John Mix Stanley: A Traveler in the West. Exh. cat., University of Michigan Museum of Art. Ann Arbor, 1969, no. 13 (ill.).