- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Frederic Edwin Church, American (Hartford, CT 1826 - 1900 New York, NY)
- View of Wimmis, Valley of the Simmental, Switzerland
- Work Type
- Physical Descriptions
- Oil on paper mounted on canvas
- 32.4 x 50.5 cm (12 3/4 x 19 7/8 in.)
- The artist's daughter Isabel Charlotte Church; her daughter, Louise Dawson Black (Mrs. John W. Gillette, Jr.); her son the Rev. Louis Church Gillette, Birmingham, MI; with Robert P. Weimann Gallery, Ansonia, CT, 1973; Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., 1973; his gift to the Harvard University Art Museums, 2005.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Theodore E. Stebbins Jr.
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
- Publication History
Carol Troyen, A Private Eye: Fifty Nineteenth-Century American Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors from the Stebbins Collection, exh. cat., The Heckscher Museum of Art (Huntington, NY, 1977), pp. 32-33, ill.
Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 62-63, cat. 34, ill. p. 62
- Exhibition History
A Private Eye: Fifty Nineteenth-Century American Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors from the Stebbins Collection, The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, 09/30/1977 - 11/06/1977; George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, 11/22/1977 - 01/08/1978
- Subjects and Contexts
- Verification Level
4 - Best. Object is extensively researched, well described and information is vetted