Study from Nature, Hoboken, N.J.
Oil on canvas
Overall: 11 x 14 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 36.2 cm ) frame: 20 1/4 x 24 x 3 1/4 in. ( 51.4 x 61 x 8.3 cm )
The NYHS Catalogue of the Gallery of Art (1915), p. 38, no. 337, cites this study as painted at Hoboken "before 1834."
"Pictures by Durand," The New York Times, April 26, 1903, p. 34. Catalogue of the Gallery of Art of The New York Historical Society, New York: Printed for the Society, 1915, p. 38. Sweet, Frederick A., "Asher B. Durand, Pioneer, American Landscape Painter", The Art Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 2, Spring 1945, pp: 144-7. Lawall, David B., Asher Brown Durand: His Art and Art Theory in Relation to his Times, Submitted to Princeton University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, March 1966, pp. 241, 327-30, 651-2. Lawall, David B., Asher B. Durand: A Documentary Catalogue of the Narrative and Landscape Paintings, New York & London, Garland Publishing, Inc., 1978, p. 170. Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. I, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, p. 300. Harvey, Eleanor Jones, The Painted Sketch: American Impressions from Nature 1830-1880, Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, 1998, 126-7. Foshay, Ella M., and Novak, Barbara, Intimate Friends: Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, William Cullen Bryant, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 2000, pp. 30, 53. Ferber, Linda S., ed., "Asher B. Durand, American Landscape Painter," Kindred Spirits Asher B. Durand and the American Landscape, Brooklyn Museum, 2007, pp. 132, 134, 201.
Gift of the children of the artist, through John Durand
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