Artist Leon Kroll, American, 1884-1974
Title
  • In the Country
Date 1916
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 46 × 52 inches (116.8 × 132.1 cm)
Framed: 56 3/4 × 62 3/4 × 3 1/2 inches (144.1 × 159.4 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Special Membership and Donations Fund with a contribution from Mr. J. J. Crowley
Accession Number 19.35
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, lower right: Kroll 1916
Leon Kroll.
1919-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
“Exhibitions.” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 12, 1 (January 1918): p. 8.

Fifth Annual Exhibition of American Painting. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1919, no. 137.

Burroughs, Clyde. “Purchases—Paintings.” Bulletin of the DIA 1 (October 1919): p. 7.

Leon Kroll Exhibition. Exh. cat., Worcester Art Museum. Worcester, MA, 1937, pp. 3-4, no. 1. [dated as 1915]

Revolution and Tradition: American Painting 1900-1950. Exh. cat., Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, 1952, no. 86. [note: painting cleaned by the artist at this time]

Maine and its Artists, 1710-1963. Exh. cat., Colby Art Museum, Colby College. Waterville, ME, 1963, no. 70.

Leon Kroll. Exh. cat., Bernard Danenberg Galleries, Inc. New York, 1970, p. 5, no. 35 (ill.).

Hale, Nancy and Fredson Bowers, eds. Leon Kroll: A Spoken Memoir. Charlottesville, VA, 1983, no. 64 (ill.).

American Beauty: Painting and Sculpture from the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1770-1920. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 2002, pp. 118, 121, no. 90.