Artist Rubens Peale, American, 1784-1865
Title
  • Two Ruffed Grouse in Underbrush
Date 1864
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 19 1/4 × 27 1/4 inches (48.9 × 69.2 cm)
Framed: 22 9/16 × 30 1/2 × 1 3/4 inches (57.3 × 77.5 × 4.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dexter M. Ferry, Jr.
Accession Number 43.41
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, on verso (before relining): Painted by Rubens Peale in his eightieth year, April 1864
Joseph Patterson;
the Patterson family (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA).
dealer, A.F. Mondschein (New York, New York, USA).
1943-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
In Memoriam. Exh. cat., Wadsworth Antheneum. Hartford, CT, 1942, p. 25, no. 2.

The World of the Romantic Artist: A Survey of American Culture from 1800 to 1875. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1944, p. 14, no. 39.

Bulletin of the DIA 23, 7 (1944): p. 58.

Paintings by the Peale Family. Exh. cat., Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, 1954, no. 81.

Art Digest 29, 2 (October 1954): p. 11 (ill.).

American Painting 1857-1869. Exh. cat., University of Delaware and Wilmington Society of Fine Arts. Wilmington, 1962, no. 77.

The Bird in Art. Exh. cat., University of Arizona. Tucscon, 1964, no. 149.

The Peale Family, Three Generations of American Artists. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1967, p. 120, no. 175.