Artist John Beale Bordley, American, 1727-1804
  • Still Life with Fruit
Date ca. 1769
Medium Oil on cardboard
Dimensions Unframed: 10 3/4 × 13 1/8 inches (27.3 × 33.3 cm)
Framed: 13 5/8 × 16 1/4 × 1 7/8 inches (34.6 × 41.3 × 4.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dexter M. Ferry, Jr.
Accession Number 52.162
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
the artist's daughter, Mrs. James Gibson;
niece of Charles Willson Peale, Maria J. Peale or his granddaughter, Mary Jane Peale;
until 1952, Rubens H. Peale;
1925-1941, Mary H. Sully (Mrs. Albert W.).
William Macbeth, Inc. (New York, New York, USA);
1952-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
The Mary H. Sully Collection of American Paintings. Exh. cat., John Levy Galleries. New York, 1941, no. 2.

Paintings by the Peale Family. Exh. cat., Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, 1954, no. 43.

The Peale Family, Three Generations of American Artists. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1967, p. 72, no. 70 (ill.).

Sellers, Charles Coleman. “Charles Willson Peale with Patron and Populace.” Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 59, 3 (1969).

American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Volume 1. New York, 1991, p. 265 (ill.).