About This Artwork

Jonas Welch Holman
American, 1805-1873

Woman with a Book, c. 1827/30

Oil on yellow poplar panel
70.8 x 54.6 cm (27 7/8 x 21 1/2 in.)

Gift of Robert Allerton, 1946.393

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Milwaukee Art Institute, "American Primitive Art, 1750-1950," February 23-March 25, 1951, no. 28.

Chicago, Carson Pirie Scott & Co.: window display, April 14-30, 1952.

Chicago, Charles A. Stevens Store, March 27-May 27, 1956.

Publication History

Judith A. Barter and Monica Obniski, "For Kith and Kin: The Folk Art Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago," (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2012) no. 26.

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