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Sleighing Scene, 1873

  • Martin Edgar Ferrill, American, 1836-1897

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 18 1/8 × 24 1/4 inches (46 × 61.6 cm)
  • 22 3/4 × 28 5/8 × 2 3/16 inches (57.8 × 72.7 × 5.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass

43.28

Department

American Art before 1950

Signed and dated, lower right: M. E. Ferrill | Nov. 1873 | Lansingburgh

Inscribed, lower right: M. E. Ferrill | Nov. 1873 | Lansingburgh

Downtown Gallery (New York, New York, USA). 1932, Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass

1943-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Detroit Institute of Arts Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 46, no. 527. Holbrook, Stewart. “Ah Winter!” American Heritage 7 (December 1955): pp. 14-19. Rediscovered Painters of Upstate New York. Exh. cat., New York State Historical Association. Cooperstown, NY, 1958, no. 35. A Look at American Landscapes. Exh. cat., Charles MacNider Museum. Mason City, IA, 1966, no. 9 (ill.). Arts and Crafts in Detroit. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1976, p. 172, no. 214 (ill.). Chotner, Deborah, ed. American Naïve Paintings. Washington, D.C., 1992, p. 109.

Martin Edgar Ferrill, Sleighing Scene, 1873, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass, 43.28.