Artist Thomas Wilmer Dewing, American, 1851-1938
Title
  • Summer
Date 1893
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 50 1/2 × 32 1/2 inches (128.3 × 82.6 cm)
Framed: 63 7/8 × 45 × 2 1/2 inches (162.2 × 114.3 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Colonel Frank J. Hecker
Accession Number 27.316
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W285, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, lower left: T. W. Dewing |1893
Colonel Frank J. Hecker (commissioned for the Hecker home);
1927-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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