Artist Robert S. Duncanson, American, 1821 - 1872
Title
  • Ellen's Isle, Loch Katrine
Date 1871
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 28 1/2 × 49 inches (72.4 × 124.5 cm)
Framed: 42 3/8 × 63 × 6 inches (107.6 × 160 × 15.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Estate of Ralzemond D. Parker
Accession Number F80.215
Department African American Art
On View African American W274, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, lower right: R. S. Duncanson Cinti. O. 1871
Inscriptions Signed, dated and inscribed, lower right: R. S. Duncanson Cinti. O. 1871
1871-1874, Charles Sumner (Virginia, USA).
1874-1884, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, Massachusetts, USA).
1884-1888, Mrs. Phoebe Duncanson.
from 1888, Ralzemond Parker (Detroit, Michigan, USA).
to 1983, Ralzemond D. Parker (Washington, D.C., USA);
1983-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Monroe Commercial, September 14, 1871, 3.

Detroit Free Press, September 15 and 16, 1871, 1.

Detroit Daily Union, September 16, 1871, 4.

Detroit Daily Post, September 16, 1871, 4.

Daily Cincinnati Commercial, December 27, 1872, 8.

Pacific Appeal (San Francisco), November 14, 1874, 1.

The Aldine (Virginia), February 1875, 277.

Porter, J. 1936, p. 21.

Porter, J. 1951, pp. 140, 151.

Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection. Elleine Stones to James Porter, February 11, 1953.

Parks. 1989, pp. 24, 42.

Ketner. 1983, pp. 45-46.

Washington. 1985, p. 63.

Pringle. 1985, p. 48.

Muskegon and Detroit, 1987, pp. 66-67.

Ketner. 1993, pp. 169, 174-176, pl. 20, 204, no. 143.

Buick, Kirsten Pai. Bulletin of the DIA 86, no. 1/4 (2012): 15.