Artist Childe Hassam, American, 1859-1935
Title
  • Surf and Rocks
Date 1906
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 20 × 30 inches (50.8 × 76.2 cm)
Framed: 31 1/4 × 41 3/8 × 2 inches (79.4 × 105.1 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Lizzie Merrill Palmer Fund
Accession Number 19.19
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W292, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, at lower right: Childe Hassam, 1906
Inscriptions Inscribed, on back: C H 1906
Childe Hassam until 1919;
1919-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Burroughs, Clyde H. "Accessions: Painting by Childe Hassam." Bulletin of the DMA 13, 6 (April 1919): p. 43-44.

A Retrospective Group of Paintings Representative of the Life Work of Childe Hassam. Exh. cat., Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery. Buffalo, 1929.

Impressionismus: Amerika-Frankreich-Russland. Exh. cat., Kunstforum. Vienna, 2002.

Crane, Michael. Detroit’s Annual Exhibition of American Art: The Foundation of a Collection. www.dia.org/research/online_publications/annual_american_art, 2005.