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Portrait of William H. Brearley, 1884

  • Lewis Thomas Ives, American, 1833-1894

Oil on preprimed canvas

  • Unframed: 28 × 23 inches (71.1 × 58.4 cm)
  • 39 1/2 × 34 1/2 × 3 5/8 inches (100.3 × 87.6 × 9.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. William H. Brearley

96.1

Department

American Art before 1950

Signed and dated, right side, above sitter's shoulder: L.T. Ives. | 1884

by descent to the sitter's wife

1896-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Supplement to the Handbook of Paintings Belonging to the Detroit Museum of Art. Detroit, 1907, p. 15, no. 92. Handbook of Modern Paintings Belonging to the Detroit Museum of Art. Detroit, 1910, p. 24, no. 136. Pattinson, James William. “The Detroit Museum of Art.” Fine Arts Journal 25, no. 2 (August 1911): pp. 68-69. Burroughs, Clyde H. “Painting and Sculpture in Michigan.” Michigan History Magazine 21 (1937): pp. 39-44. “Alger House Exhibition of Portraits of Prominent Detroiters.” Bulletin of the DIA 17, no. 6 (March 1938): pp. 55-56. Who Was Who in America. Chicago, 1966, p. 133.

Lewis Thomas Ives, Portrait of William H. Brearley, 1884, oil on preprimed canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. William H. Brearley, 96.1.