Artist Frederick E. Cohen, American, 1810 - 1858
Title
  • Self Portrait
Date 1845
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 28 × 23 3/4 inches (71.1 × 60.3 cm)
Framed: 32 3/8 × 27 3/4 × 2 1/4 inches (82.2 × 70.5 × 5.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert Hopkin
Accession Number 10.9
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, on back: F E COHEN Pxt Buffalo Feb 1845
Inscriptions Inscribed, on back: F E COHEN Pxt Buffalo Feb 1845
Frederick E. Cohen.
Robert Hopkin (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. Robert Hopkin;
1910-present, gift to the Detroit Museum of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
First Exhibition. Exh. cat., Detroit Art Association. Detroit, 1876, no. 98. [loaned by Robert Hopkin]

Handbook of Modern Paintings Belonging to the Detroit Museum of Art. Detroit, 1910, no. 99.

Burroughs, C. “Painting and Sculpture in Michigan.” Michigan Historical Magazine. (Autumn 1936): p. 397.

Michigan Art, Yesterday and Today. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. 1963, no. 6.

Heineman, David Emil. “Frederick E. Cohen, A Pioneer Michigan Artist.” Michigan Jewish History 9, 2 (May 1969): pp. 5-7 (ill.).

Gibson, A. H. Artists of Early Michigan. Detroit, 1975, p. 72 (ill.).

Goldberg, Marcia. “Artist and Patron: Frederick Cohen and Bentley Runyan.” Bulletin of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College 37, 2 (1979-1980): pp. 78-87 (ill.).

American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Volume I. New York, 1991, pp. 270-271 (ill.).