Indian Summer, probably 1861

  • Jervis McEntee, American, 1828-1891

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 39 7/8 × 68 inches (101.3 × 172.7 cm)
  • Framed: 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

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Landscape
  • New york
  • Cattle
  • Hudson river school

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, lower right: J. McEntee

Provenance

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)

Published References

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.).

Rights Status

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.