Artist Edwin Henry Landseer, English, 1802-1873
Title
  • Chevy
  • ("Weel, Sir, if the deer got the ball, sure's death Chevy will no leave him.") (alternate title)
Date 1868
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 54 1/2 × 83 inches (138.4 × 210.8 cm)
Framed: 65 1/2 × 93 5/8 × 3 1/4 inches (166.4 × 237.8 × 8.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Alvan Macauley, Jr. Fund
Accession Number 76.4
Department European Painting
Not On View
Richard Hemming (London, England);
April 28, 1894, sold by (Christie's, London, England) lot 77.
May 25, 1895, sold by (Christie's, London, England) lot 62;
1895, purchased by (Thomas Agnew and Co., London, England);
Sir Joseph Robinson (London, England);
July 6, 1923, sold by (Christie's, London, England) lot 115;
1923, purchased by J.B. Robinson;
by descent to his daughter, Princess Labia;
November 20, 1963 sold by (Christie's, London, England) auction Joseph Robinson, lot 107;
July 26, 1974, sold by (Christie's, London, England) lot 277.
July 25, 1975, sold by (Christie's, London, England) lot 12;
1976-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Exh. cat., Royal Academy. London, 1868, no. 347.

Atheneum, no. 2188 (May 30, 1868) p. 768.

Art Journal (1868): p. 109.

Illustrated London News 52, May 9, 1868, p. 462.

Saturday Review 25, May 23, 1868, p. 685.

Spectator, May 30, p. 647.

London Times, May 2, 1868, p. 11.

Exh. cat., Royal Academy. London, 1958, no. 69.

Exh. cat., National Gallery of Johannesburg. Johannesburg, 1959, no. 92.

Gazette des Beaux Arts, Supplement 1310 (March 1976): p. 95.

Bulletin of the DIA: Annual Report 55, no. 1 (1976): pp. 3 (fig. 1), 4, 12.

Cummings, Frederick J., ed. Selected Works from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1979, pp. 70, 87, no. 57 (ill.).

Ormond, R. The Monarch of the Glen: Landseer in the Highlands. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, 2005, p.126, (ill.) p. 124 (fig. 141).

Best in Show: The Dog in Art from the Renaissance to Today. Exh. cat., Bruce Museum and Musem of Fine Arts. Greenwich, CT and Houston, 2006, pp. 64, 66, 147 (fig. 52).