Artist John Mix Stanley
American, 1814-1872
Title
  • A Halt on the Prairie for a Smoke
Date between 1860 and 1872
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 8 7/8 × 11 1/4 inches (22.5 × 28.6 cm)
Framed: 14 1/4 × 16 3/8 × 2 3/8 inches (36.2 × 41.6 × 6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. William Fitzhugh Edwards
Accession Number 01.7
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower left: J. M. Stanley
1901, Mrs. William Fitzhugh Edwards;
1901-present, gift to the Detroit Museum of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Detroit Free Press (May 21, 1865).

Kinietz, W. Vernon. John Mix Stanley and His Indian Paintings. Ann Arbor, 1942 (pl. 6).

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. 5.

John Mix Stanley: A Traveller in the West. Exh. cat., University of Michigan Museum of Art. Ann Arbor, 1969, no. 12 (ill.).

Curry, L. The American West. Los Angeles, 1972, p. 187, no. 45 (pl. 58).

The American Frontier: Images and Myths. Exh. cat., Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, 1973, no. 68.