Bargaining (The Christmas Turkey)

Object Number: 
ca. 1858
Oil on canvas
Overall: 16 1/2 x 23 3/8 in. ( 41.9 x 59.4 cm ) frame: 25 x 31 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (25 x 31 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)
Gallery Label: 
This painting, in addition to, Pan of Milk and The Wind-Mill were on view at the National Academy of Art.
"Fine Arts," The Albion, Vol. 36, No. 19, May 8, 1858, p. 22. The Crayon, June 1858, p. 177 Mann, Maybelle, "Francis William Edmonds: Mammon and Art," The American Art Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, Autumn 1970, pp. 92-106. Mann, Maybelle, Francis William Edmonds: Mammon and Art, New York University Ph.D. Dissertation, 1972, pp. 151-2. Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. II, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, pp. 7, 10. Clarke, H. Nichols B., Francis W. Edmonds, American Master in the Dutch Tradition, Washington, D.C.; Published for Amon Carter Museum by Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988, pp. 128-9. Johns, Elizabeth, American Genre Painting: The Politics of Everyday Life, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1991, pp. 14-5, 21, 209. Gallati, Barbara Dayer, "American Genre painting and the Rise of 'Average Taste,'" The Magazine Antiques, November/December, 2011, pp. 134-141.
Credit Line: 
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group