Artist Asher Brown Durand, American, 1796-1886
Title
  • View of Rutland, Vermont
Date 1840
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 29 1/8 × 42 1/8 inches (74 × 107 cm)
Framed: 40 3/4 × 53 1/8 × 4 1/4 inches (103.5 × 134.9 × 10.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dexter M. Ferry, Jr.
Accession Number 42.59
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
1840, Dudley B. Fuller (Rutland, Vermont, USA);
descendants of Fuller.
Reed Family.
1942, dealer, Victor Spark (New York, New York, USA).
1942-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
New York Weekly Herald (June 27, 1840): p. 230.

Richardson, Edgar P. Catalogue of Paintings, Second Edition. Detroit, 1944, p. 41, no. 514.

_______________. American Romantic Painting. New York, 1944, p. 31.

The World of the Romantic Artist: A Survey of American Culture from 1800 to 1875. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1944, p. 38, no. 57.

The Hudson River School and the Early American Landscape Tradition. Exh. cat., Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, 1945, p. 47, no. 103.

An Exhibition of American Painting Illustrating a Century of Taste and Criticism. Exh. cat., Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1949, no. 5.

A Tour of Famous Cities. Exh. cat., Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts. Columbus, OH, 1952, no. 13.

Woods, Willis F., ed. Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts: A Checklist of the Paintings Acquired Before June 1965. Detroit, 1965, p. 36. [as ca. 1840-1850].

A.B. Durand 1796-1886. Exh. cat., Montclair Art Museum. Montclair, NJ, 1971, p. 54, no. 43.

Heritage and Horizon: American Painting, 1776-1976. Exh. cat., Albright-Knox Gallery. Buffalo, 1976, no. 9.

Lawall, David. Asher Brown Durant: His Art and Art Theory in Relation to his Times. New York, 1977, pp. 232-233. [as ca. 1840]

______________. Asher Brown Durant: A Documentary Catalogue of the Narrative and Landscape Paintings. New York, 1978, p. 32, no. 64.

Shaw, Nancy Rivard, et al. American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Volume I. New York, 1991, pp. 78-79 (ill.).