Artist Charles Harry Eaton
American, 1850-1901
Title
  • The Lily Pond
Date ca. 1886
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 40 × 70 inches (101.6 × 177.8 cm)
Framed: 47 × 77 × 2 1/2 inches (119.4 × 195.6 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Detroit Museum of Art Purchase, Popular Subscription Fund
Accession Number 89.1
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower right: C. Harry Eaton
the artist;
1889-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"The Prize Fund Exhibition." Art Amateur 15, 2 (July 1886): p. 25.

Burroughs, Clyde. "Modern Pictures." Bulletin of the DMA 4 (October 1904): p. 3.

Gibson, Arthur Hopkin, ed. Artists of Early Michigan. Detroit, 1975, p. 99 (ill.).

Currents of Expansion: Painting in the Midwest 1820-1940. Exh. cat., St. Louis Museum of Art. St. Louis, 1977, p. 114, no. 68.

Great Lakes Marine Painting of the Nineteenth Century. Exh. cat., Muskegon Museum of Art. Muskegon, MI, 1983, pp. 31, 92 (pl. 15).

Sweeney, J. Gray. Artists of Michigan from the Nineteenth Century. Exh. cat., Muskegon Museum of Art. Muskegon, MI, 1987, no. 94.

Gerdts, William H. Art Across America: Two Centuries of Regional Painting, 1710-1920, Volume II. New York, 1990, p. 24.