Cascade in the Forest, 1852

  • John Frederick Kensett, American, 1816-1872

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 29 1/2 × 26 inches (74.9 × 66 cm)
  • Framed: 39 7/16 × 34 7/16 × 3 5/8 inches (100.2 × 87.5 × 9.2 cm)

Gift of Guy P. Turnbull

27.598

On View

  • American W280

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Waterfall
  • Forest
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Landscape
  • United states
  • Hudson river school

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, lower right: JFK | 1852

Provenance

Guy P. Turnbull; 1927-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Bulletin of the DIA 9, 1 (1928): p. 43 (ill.). Myers, John W. "Aaron Draper Shattuck, 1832-1928, Painter of Landscapes and Student of Nature's Charms." Ph.D. diss., University of North Carolina, 1982.

Rights Status

John Frederick Kensett, Cascade in the Forest, 1852, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Guy P. Turnbull, 27.598.