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General Alger, 1906

  • Gari Melchers, American, 1860-1932

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 45 × 42 inches (114.3 × 106.7 cm)
  • 57 1/4 × 55 1/4 × 4 1/4 inches (145.4 × 140.3 × 10.8 cm)

Transfer from The Detroit Historical Museum

1993.72

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Portrait
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Profile
  • Detroit
  • Seated

Signed and dated, upper left corner: Gari Melchers | 1906

Detroit Historical Museum

1993-present, transfered to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Exhibition of Oriental and American Art. Exh. cat., Alumni Memorial Hall, University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, 1910, no. 95 (ill.). Retrospective of Paintings by Gari Melchers. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1927, no. 12 (ill.).

Gari Melchers, General Alger, 1906, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Transfer from The Detroit Historical Museum, 1993.72.