Artist Robert Walter Weir, American, 1803-1889
  • Mrs. Bradford Ripley Alden and her Children
Date 1852
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 32 1/8 x 25 7/8 in.
Framed: 41 x 34 3/4
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 2009.71
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W273, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, lower left: Robt. W. Weir | 1852
Bradford Ripley Alden (West Point, New York, USA);
his wife, Anne Carolina Colemna Alden;
her daughter, Sarah Coleman Alden Derby;
her brother Robert Percy Alden;
his cousin, Mrs. Margaret "Minnie" Coleman Freeman;
Sarah Coleman Alden Derby's son, Roger Derby;
his granddaughter, Lisa Derby Middione;
by descent in the family;
2009-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Aherns, Kent. "The Portraits by Robert W. Weir." American Art Journal 6 (May 1974): pp. 13, 16 (ill.).