Artist John Mix Stanley, American, 1814-1872
Title
  • Indians Playing Cards
Date 1866
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 16 1/4 × 26 inches (41.3 × 66 cm)
Framed: 24 1/2 × 34 3/8 × 4 1/2 inches (62.2 × 87.3 × 11.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick K. Stearns
Accession Number 43.60
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, lower right: Stanley 1866
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick K. Stearns (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1943-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Detroit Art Loan Exhibition. Exh. cat., Detroit Museum of Art. Detroit, 1883, p. 66, no. 680.

The World of the Romantic Artist: A Survey of American Culture from 1800-1875. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1944, no. 91.

“An Exhibition of the Work of Painters in Detroit before 1900.” List, Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1949, no. 2.

Life on the Prairie. Exh. cat., Joslyn Art Museum. Omaha, NE, 1954, no. 6.

The Noble Savage. Exh. cat., University of Pennsylvania Museum. Philadelphia, 1958, no. 66. [dated as ca. 1848]

John Mix Stanley: A Traveler in the West. Exh. cat., University of Michigan Museum of Art. Ann Arbor, 1969, no. 6 (ill.).