Artist Martin Johnson Heade, American, 1819-1904
Title
  • Sunset
Date ca. 1880
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 17 1/4 × 36 3/8 inches (43.8 × 92.4 cm)
Framed: 28 1/16 × 47 3/16 × 5 inches (71.3 × 119.9 × 12.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Dexter M. Ferry, Jr. Fund
Accession Number 46.135
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W280, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, lower left: M. J. Heade
A. F. Mondshein.
1946-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Catalogue of Art Works Exhibited. Exh. cat., Detroit Art Loan Association. Detroit, 1883, p. 34, no. 313.

Bulletin of the DIA 27, 1 (1947): p. 18.

Martin Johnson Heade. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, 1969, no. 39.

Stebbins, T.E., Jr. The Life and Works of Martin Johnson Heade. New Haven, 1975, p. 259 (ill.).

“Family Art Game.” DIA Advertising Supplement. Detroit Free Press (April 26, 1981): p. 27 (ill.).