About This Artwork

John Ritto Penniman
American, c. 1782–1841

Meetinghouse Hill, Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1799

Oil on canvas
73.6 x 94 cm (29 x 37 in.)

Centennial Year Acquisition and Centennial Year Major Acquisition funds, 1979.1461

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Judith A. Barter et al, American Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: From Colonial Times to World War I (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998), pp. 115-117, no. 43.

Angela Miller, “Albert Bierstadt, Landscape Aesthetics, and the Meanings of the West in the Civil War Era,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 27, 1 (2001), pp. 40-59, fig. 2.

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) cat. 10.




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