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Woodland Brook
Date: 1859
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 45 1/4 x 36 in. ( 114.9 x 91.4 cm ) Framed: 56 1/8 × 47 1/4 × 3 3/4 in. (142.6 × 120 × 9.5 cm)
Credit Line: The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: S-190
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Marks: Signature and date: at lower left (on rock): A B DURAND / 1859

Bibliography:

Catalogue of Paintings in the Picture Galleries, New York: The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, 1929, p. 35.

Catalogue of Paintings in the Picture Galleries, New York: The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, 1941, p. 29.

Lawall, David B., Asher Brown Durand: His Art and Art Theory in Relation to his Times, Submitted to Princeton University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, March 1966, pp. 172-3, 266-7, 484-5.

Lawall, David B., Asher B. Durand: A Documentary Catalogue of the Narrative and Landscape Paintings, New York & London, Garland Publishing, Inc., 1978, p. 123.

Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. I, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, pp. 346-9.

Avery, Kevin J., "A Historiography of the Hudson River School," American Paradise: The World of the Hudson River School, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987, pp. 3-20.

Dearinger, David B., "Asher B. Durand and Henry Kirke Brown: An Artistic Friendship," The American Art Journal, Vol. XX, No. 3, 1988, pp. 74-83.

Durand, John, The Life and Times of Asher B. Durand, Hensonville, New York: Black Dome Press, 2006 (first published by C. Scribner's Sons, 1894), pp. 176-7.

Exhibitions:

National Academy of Design, 1859.

Lenox Library, NYC, later NYPL (1892-1944).

"The World of Asher B. Durand: The Artist in Antebellum New York," New-York Historical Society, March 13-September 30, 2007.

"The American Landscapes of Asher B. Durand (1796-1887)," Fundación Juan March, October 1, 2010-January 9, 2011.

"The Works: Salon Style at the New-York Historical Society," New-York Historical Society, June 20, 2014-February 8, 2015.

"Poetry of Nature: Hudson River School Landscapes from the New-York Historical Society," Brandywine River Museum, March 19, 2016-June 12, 2016.