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Surf and Rocks, 1906

  • Childe Hassam, American, 1859-1935

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 20 × 30 inches (50.8 × 76.2 cm)
  • 31 1/4 × 41 3/8 × 2 inches (79.4 × 105.1 × 5.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Lizzie Merrill Palmer Fund

19.19

On View

  • American W292

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Rocks
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Seascape
  • New england

Signed and dated, at lower right: Childe Hassam, 1906

Inscribed, on back: C H 1906

Childe Hassam until 1919

1919-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Burroughs, Clyde H. "Accessions: Painting by Childe Hassam." Bulletin of the DMA 13, 6 (April 1919): p. 43-44. A Retrospective Group of Paintings Representative of the Life Work of Childe Hassam. Exh. cat., Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery. Buffalo, 1929. Impressionismus: Amerika-Frankreich-Russland. Exh. cat., Kunstforum. Vienna, 2002. Crane, Michael. Detroit’s Annual Exhibition of American Art: The Foundation of a Collection. www.dia.org/research/online_publications/annual_american_art, 2005.

Childe Hassam, Surf and Rocks, 1906, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Lizzie Merrill Palmer Fund, 19.19.