Artist Martin Edgar Ferrill, American, 1836-1897
Title
  • Sleighing Scene
Date 1873
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 18 1/8 × 24 1/4 inches (46 × 61.6 cm)
Framed: 22 3/4 × 28 5/8 × 2 3/16 inches (57.8 × 72.7 × 5.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass
Accession Number 43.28
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, lower right: M. E. Ferrill | Nov. 1873 | Lansingburgh
Inscriptions Inscribed, lower right: M. E. Ferrill | Nov. 1873 | Lansingburgh
Downtown Gallery (New York, New York, USA).
1932, Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass;
1943-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Detroit Institute of Arts Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 46, no. 527.

Holbrook, Stewart. “Ah Winter!” American Heritage 7 (December 1955): pp. 14-19.

Rediscovered Painters of Upstate New York. Exh. cat., New York State Historical Association. Cooperstown, NY, 1958, no. 35.

A Look at American Landscapes. Exh. cat., Charles MacNider Museum. Mason City, IA, 1966, no. 9 (ill.).

Arts and Crafts in Detroit. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1976, p. 172, no. 214 (ill.).

Chotner, Deborah, ed. American Naïve Paintings. Washington, D.C., 1992, p. 109.