Evangeline Discovering her Affianced in the Hospital, between 1887 and 1889

  • Samuel G. Richards, American, 1853-1893

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 67 7/8 × 100 3/8 inches (172.4 × 255 cm)
  • Framed: 76 1/4 × 106 1/4 × 2 3/4 inches (193.7 × 269.9 × 7 cm)

Gift of Mr. Bela Hubbard

92.1

On View

  • American W284

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Nurses
  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Hospital
  • Nun
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Death
  • Munich

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, lower left: Samuel Richards

Provenance

Samuel Richards; Bela Hubard; 1892-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Cook, Clarence. “The National Academy of Design, Ninth Autumn Exhibition.” The Studio 5 (November, 29, 1890). Burroughs, Clyde H. “Modern Pictures.” Bulletin of the DMA 4 (October 1904): p. 2 (ill.). Albjerg, Marguerite Hall. “A Nineteenth Century Hoosier Artist, Samuel Richards, 1853-1893.” Indiana Magazine of History 44 (June 1948): pp. 143-160. Schaefer, Barbara and Anita Hachmann, ed. Es War Einmal in Amerkika: 300 Jahre US-Amerikanische Kunst. Exh. cat., Wallraf das Museum. Cologne, 2018, p.110 (ill. no. 10).

Rights Status

Samuel G. Richards, Evangeline Discovering her Affianced in the Hospital, between 1887 and 1889, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. Bela Hubbard, 92.1.