About This Artwork

Constant Troyon
French, 1810-1865

A Clump of Trees, c. 1860

Oil on canvas
33 x 24.9 cm (13 x 9 7/8 in.)

Henry Field Memorial Collection, 1894.1070

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

“Drift of the Dog Days,” The Collector 4, 16 (1893), p. 247.

Art Institute of Chicago, Catalogue of Paintings, Sculpture and Other Objects in the Museum (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1894), p. 57, no. 38.

“The Henry Field Memorial Collection,” Art Amateur 31, 6 (1894), p. 115.

“Art Institute of Chicago: II – Modern Paintings: The Henry Field Collection,” Art Amateur 32, 1 (1894), p. 19.

Art Institute of Chicago, Annual Report of the Trustees for the Year Ending June 4, 1895 (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1895), p. 37, no. 38.

Art Institute of Chicago, Catalogue of Objects in the Museum (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1895), p. 68, no. 38.

Art Institute of Chicago, Catalogue of Objects in the Museum (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1896), p. 74, no. 38.

Art Institute of Chicago, Catalogue of Objects in the Museum (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1898), p. 95, no. 38.

“Chicago, ILL.: The Art Institute of Chicago,” in American Art Annual 1898 (London: Macmillan & Co., 1899), p. 140, no. 38.

Art Institute of Chicago, General Catalogue of Objects in the Museum (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1901), p. 163, no. 138.

Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy, vol. 2 (Chicago: Hammond Press, 1901), p. 713, no. 38.

N. Hudson Moore, “The Barbizon School II,” The Chautauquan 36 (1903), p. 504.

Art Institute of Chicago, General Catalogue of Objects in the Museum (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1904), p. 168, no. 138.

Art Institute of Chicago, General Catalogue of Sculpture, Paintings and Other Objects (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1907), p. 180, no. 138.

Art Institute of Chicago, General Catalogue of Sculpture, Paintings and Other Objects (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1910), p. 171, no. 138.

Art Institute of Chicago, General Catalogue of Paintings, Sculpture and Other Objects in the Museum (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1913), p. 115, no. 138.

Art Institute of Chicago, General Catalogue of Paintings, Sculpture and Other Objects in the Museum (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1914), p. 119, no. 138.

Art Institute of Chicago, Catalogue of Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture and Architecture (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1917), p. 119, no. 138.

Art Institute of Chicago, Handbook of Sculpture, Architecture, Paintings, and Drawings (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1920), p. 25, no. 138.

Art Institute of Chicago, Handbook of Sculpture, Architecture and Paintings (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1922), p. 25, no. 138.

Art Institute of Chicago, Handbook of Sculpture, Architecture, and Paintings (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1923), p. 25, no. 138.

Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1925), p. 155, no. 138.

Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1932), p. 174.

Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1961), p. 455.

Ownership History

Possibly sold in the sale of the artist, Paris, Pillet, January 22–February 1, 1866 [claimed by Art Institute of Chicago 1961 but not possible to verify]. Henry Field (died 1890), Chicago; his widow Mrs. Florence Lathrop Field; given to the Art Institute, 1894.




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