Donna Tosca, 1923

  • Julius C. Rolshoven, American, 1858-1930

Oil on canvas

  • Framed: Overall: 73 1/2 × 40 inches (186.7 × 101.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Julius Rolshoven


On View

  • Long Term: Detroit Athletic Club


American Art before 1950

  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Portrait
  • Woman
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Gown
  • Florence

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, lower left, near base of pedestal: J. Rolshoven | Florence | 1923

Inscribed, lower left, near base of pedestal: J. Rolshoven | Florence | 1923


Harriet B. Rolshoven (Mrs. Julius C. Rolshoven); 1955-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Exh. cat., Department of Fine Arts. San Francisco, 1915, no. 277 (ill.). “Rolshoven’s at Reinhardt’s.” American Art News (April 26, 1924). “Detroiter Praised in Southern Press.” The Detroit News (January 24, 1926). “Julius Rolshoven.” American Art News (March 24, 1928). “Rolshoven Honored in the East.” The Detroit News (March 25, 1928). Seventeenth Annual Exhibition of American Art. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1931, no. 1(ill.). Healey, Mary Jane. “Two Paintings by Julius Rolshoven.” Bulletin of the DIA 35, 1 (1955-1956): pp. 14-16 (ill.). Dorazio, Arthur. “Art Notes: Rolshoven Works Given to Institute.” The Detroit Free Press (July 3, 1955): section C-6. Gibson, Arthur Hopkin. Artists of Early Michigan. Detroit, 1975, p. 205 (ill.).

Rights Status

Julius C. Rolshoven, Donna Tosca, 1923, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Julius Rolshoven, 55.227.