Signed, inscribed, and dated lower right: Rockwell Kent --Vermont--1921
86.6 × 111.9 cm (34 1/8 × 44 1/4 in.)
Gift of Gertrude V. Whitney
Extended information about this artwork
“Mrs. Whitney’s Gift,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 17, 5 (May 1923), 50–51 ill.
The American Magazine of Art 15, 8 (August 1924), 433 ill.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Art Institute of Chicago, 1925), 112 (ill.), cat. 573.
Rockwell Kent and Carl Zigrosser, Rockwellkentiana (Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1933), frontispiece (color ill.), as Vermont Winter.
Alan Burroughs, Limners and Likenesses: Three Centuries of American Painting (Harvard University Press, 1936), 210, fig. 183.
University Club of Chicago, “Seventy–Six,” University Club Newsletter 6, 12 (December 1951), 2.
Rockwell Kent, It’s Me O Lord: The Autobiography of Rockwell Kent (Dodd, Mead and Company, 1955), 351, as Deer Season.
Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Art Institute of Chicago, 1961), 251.
David Traxel, An American Saga: The Life and Times of Rockwell Kent (Harper and Row, 1980), 123, as Deer Season.
Avis Berman, Rebels on Eighth Street: Juliana Force and the Whitney Museum of American Art (Atheneum, 1990), 193.
Jake Milgram Wien, Rockwell Kent: The Mythic and the Modern, exh. cat. (Hudson Hills Press/Portland museum of Art, 2005), 61.
Judith A. Barter et al., American Modernism at the Art Institute of Chicago, From World War I to 1955, (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2009), cat. 34.
Washington, DC, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Eighth Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Contemporary American Artists, Dec 18, 1921–Jan 22, 1922, cat. 238.
Detroit, Mich., Detroit Institute of Arts, Eighth Annual Exhibition, Apr 11–May 31, 1922, cat. 74, ill.
Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Rockwell Kent: Exhibition of Paintings, c. Jan 1924, cat. 27.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, Jun 1–Nov 1, 1933, cat. 578.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, Jun 1–Nov 1, 1934, cat. 608.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Juliana Force and American Art, Sep 24–Oct 30, 1949, cat. 67.
Brunswick, Me., Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Rockwell Kent: The Early Years, Aug 15–Oct 5, 1969, cat. 38, ill. 38.
Santa Barbara, Ca., Santa Barbara Museum of Art, “An Enkindled Eye”: The Paintings of Rockwell Kent, a Retrospective Exhibition, Jun 28–Sep 1, 1985, pp. 67 (ill.), 10, cat. 40; traveled to Ohio, Columbus Museum of Art, Oct 12–Nov 13, 1985, Portland Art Museum, Jan 21–Mar 2, 1986, and Syracuse, New York, Everson Museum of Art, Apr 11–May 18, 1986.
The artist; sold to Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, in 1923; given by her to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1923.
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