Artist Erastus Dow Palmer, American, 1817-1904
Foundry F. Barbedienne
Title
  • Stillman Witt
Date 1883
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 29 × 21 3/4 × 14 3/8 inches (73.7 × 55.2 × 36.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. James Broselow and Miss Sabrina Broselow
Accession Number 78.86
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, on rear plinth of body in block letters: E.D. PALMER FEC. 1883
Marks Inscribed, on plinth under body on right side: F. BARBEDIENNES Fondeur. Paris.
Inscriptions Inscribed, on front at top of base: STILLMAN WITT
Inscribed, on rear plinth of body in block letters: E.D. PALMER FEC. 1883
Unidentified sale, New York;
1965, Bruce Summerville (dealer, Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1973, James W. Frink (Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA);
Mr. and Mrs. James Broselow and Sabrina Broselow (Birch Run, Michigan, USA).
1978-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Webster, J. Carson. “A Check List of the Works of Erastus D. Palmer.” The Art Bulletin XILX, 2 (June 1967).

Webster, J. Carson. Erastus Dow Palmer. Newark, DE, 1983, pp. 109-110, 252-253 (pl. 48).

Jules Breton and the French Rural Tradition. Exh. cat., Joslyn Art Museum. Omaha, NE, 1982, pp. 66-67, no. 5 (ill.).