Artist Alexander Helwig Wyant, American, 1836-1892
  • Summer Landscape
Date 1889
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 20 × 29 1/2 inches (50.8 × 74.9 cm)
Framed: 29 1/2 × 39 5/8 × 3 5/8 inches (74.9 × 100.6 × 9.2 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 29.259
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed, at lower right: A.H. Wyant
1894, Ortgies and Co. (New York, New York, USA).
George A. Hearn (New York, New York, USA);
February 25-March 4, 1918, George A. Hearn sale, American Art Association, no. 115 (New York, New York, USA).
1919, Reinhardt Galleries (New York, New York, USA).
1929-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Hearn, George A. Catalogue of the Collection of Foreign and American Paintings Owned by Mr. George A. Hearn. New York, 1908, p. 181, no. 228. [as Summer Morning Brewster]
Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1930, no. 412.

Burroughs, C. “Early American Landscape Paintings.” Bulletin of the DIA 15, 6 (March 1936):pp. 88-89.

Detroit Institute of Arts Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 147, no. 412.

Painters of Ohio’s Past. Exh. cat., Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts. Columbus, OH, 1953, no. 42.

The Index of Twentieth-Century Artists, 1933-1937. New York, 1970, pp. 627, 633.

Olpin, Robert Spencer. Alexander Helwig Wyant (1836-1892) American Landscape Painter: An Investigation of his Life and Fame and a Critical Analysis of his Work with a Catalogue Raisonné of Wyant Paintings. Ph. D. diss., Boston University. Boston, 1971, p. 380, no. 217. Microfilm ed. Ann Arbor, MI, 1978.