Artist Thomas Waterman Wood, American, 1823-1903
Title
  • Sherry Sir
Date 1890
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 24 1/4 × 18 1/4 inches (61.6 × 46.4 cm)
Framed: 35 5/8 × 29 5/8 × 3 5/8 inches (90.5 × 75.2 × 9.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James O. Keene
Accession Number 72.257
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, lower left, on hem of apron: T. W. WOOD | 1890
Marks Label, affixed to verso: "Reality of Appearance," 1970. | Serving Maid with Decanter and Glasses.
from 1890, General Brayton Ives (New York, New York, USA).
1957-1959, Mr. and Mrs. John Droska (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1959-1966, Mr. and Mrs. William Kahlich (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1966-1972, Mr. and Mrs. James O. Keene (Birmingham, Michigan, USA);
1972-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 55, no. 2 (1977): pp. 89-91 (ill.).

"Family Art Game." DIA Advertising Supplement. Detroit News (April 10, 1983): p. 20 (ill.).

Schulman, Vanessa Meikle. "Visualizing Race at the Polling Place: Thomas Waterman Wood's American Citizens," American Art: Smithsonian American Art Museum (Spring 2019): pp. 25-51, p. 28 (repr.).