Artist John George Brown, American, 1831-1913
Title
  • Claiming the Shot: A Group of Portraits after the Hunt in the Adirondacks
  • Claiming the Shot: After the Hunt in the Adirondacks
Date 1865
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 32 × 50 inches (81.3 × 127 cm)
Framed: 47 1/2 × 65 5/8 × 6 1/8 inches (120.7 × 166.7 × 15.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 73.226
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, lower left: J. G. Brown | N. Y. 1865
1865, William Brand.
1971, Sotheby and Company (London, England).
1972, Meredith Long and Company (Houston, Texas, USA).
1973-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"A Visit to the Studios," New York Evening Post (February 16, 1865): p. 1.

Proteus [Eugene Benson]. "Pictures at the Century Club," New York Commercial Advertiser (April 3, 1865): p. 2, col. 4.

Naylor, Maria K., compiler. The National Academy of Design Exhibition Record, 1861-1900. Kennedy Galleries. New York, 1973, vol. 1, p. 108.

Bulletin of the DIA 53 (1974): p. 78 (ill. only).

Rivard, N. “American Paintings Acquired During the Last Decade.” Bulletin of the DIA 55, 2 (1977): pp. 69-108 (ill.).

“Family Art Game.” DIA Advertising Supplement. Detroit Free Press (April 27, 1980): p. 27 (ill.).
“Family Art Game.” DIA Advertising Supplement. Detroit News (April 29, 1984): p. 18 (ill.).

American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Volume 2. New York, 1997, p. 29-31 (ill.).

Fortieth Annual Exhibition. Exh. cat., National Academy of Design. New York, 1865, no. 435. [sold to William Brand]

Exhibition of Pictures from Museums of the United States of America. Exh. cat., The Hermitage. Leningrad, 1976, p. 47, no. 11 (ill.).

Chefs-d’Oeuvre de Musees des Etats-Unis de Giorgione a Picasso. Exh. cat., Musee Marmottan. Paris, 1976 (col. pl. 34).

Country Paths and City Sidewalks: The Art of J.G. Brown. Exh. cat., George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum. Springfield, MA, 1989, no. 5.

Hoppin, Martha. The World of J. G. Brown. Massachusetts, 2010, p. 36-40, 277, and 245.

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons. Exh. cat., Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Fort Worth, 2016, pp. 101-103, no. 11 (fig. 3.14).