Indian Summer, probably 1861

  • Jervis McEntee, American, 1828-1891

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 39 7/8 × 68 inches (101.3 × 172.7 cm)
  • 55 1/8 × 83 5/8 × 5 5/8 inches (140 × 212.4 × 14.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund and Dexter M. Ferry, Jr. Fund

75.11

Signed, lower right: J. McEntee

ca. 1862-66 until 1908, James W. Pinchot (New York, New York, USA and Washington, D.C., USA). until 1975, Governor Gifford Pinchot. Hirschl & Adler Galleries (New York, New York, USA). 1975-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Catalogue of the First Exhibition of Painting and Statuary, at the American Hall, Main Street, Buffalo. Exh. cat., Young Men’s Association. Buffalo, NY, 1861, no. 144. National Academy of Design Annual. New York, 1861, no. 551. Catalogue of the Fifth Annual Art Exhibition of the Young Men’s Association at their Gallery in the Anthenaeum, Troy, NY, 1862. Exh. cat., Young Men’s Association. Troy, NY, 1862, no. 87. “American Paintings Acquired during the Last Decade.” Bulletin of the DIA 55 (1977): pp. 91-92 (ill.).

Jervis McEntee, Indian Summer, probably 1861, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund and Dexter M. Ferry, Jr. Fund, 75.11.