Artist William Rimmer, American, 1816-1879
Title
  • Scene from Macbeth
Date ca. 1850
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 36 × 26 inches (91.4 × 66 cm)
Framed: 46 3/4 × 36 3/4 × 3 3/4 inches (118.7 × 93.3 × 9.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Sally A. Feldman in memory of Joseph D. Feldman
Accession Number 1994.36
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W284, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Label, on stretcher, now covered by relining: BRUNDIDGE
Inscriptions Stamped or stenciled, on back, except for the number, which is handwritten: PREPARED BY | MORRIS | NO 17 | EXCHANGE ST. | BOSTON
private collection (house on Mission Hill, Milton, Massachusetts, USA).
ca. 1916, Mrs. Brundidge (Milton, or Hyde Park, Massachusetts, USA).
Adelson Gallery (Boston, Massachusetts, USA).
Ira Spanierman (New York, New York, USA).
1966, Drawing Shop-Galerie, now Shepherd Gallery (New York, New York, USA).
on consignment at Kennedy Galleries (New York, New York, USA).
Richard Manoogian (Detroit, Michigan, USA).
Kennedy Galleries (New York, New York, USA).
1984, Shepherd Gallery (New York, New York, USA).
1984, private collector.
1984, Joseph Feldman (Michigan, USA);
his wife, Sally Feldman;
1993-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
The Painter and the New World: A Survey of Painting from 1564 to 1867, Marking the Founding of the Canadian Federation. Exh. cat., Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Montreal, 1967, no. 212. [as Scene from The Tempest]

“An American Survey: Paintings from Two Centuries.” Kennedy Quarterly 7, 1 (March 1967): pp. 38-39. [as Scene from The Tempest]

Flexner, James Thomas. Nineteenth-Century American Painting. New York, 1970, p. 202. [as Scene from The Tempest]

Weidman, Jeffrey. William Rimmer: Critical Catalogue Raisonné . Ann Arbor, 1982, pp. 466-476.

William Rimmer: A Yankee Michelangelo. Exh. cat., Art Museum/Fuller Memorial. Brockton, MA, 1985, p. 55, no. 17.

Studing, Richard. Shakespeare in American Painting: A Catalogue from the Late Eighteenth Century to the Present. Rutherford, NJ, 1993, pp. 19, 114-115, no. 650.