American Paintings and Sculpture
Artist: Thomas Cole, American, born England, 1801–1848

The Vesper Hymn

ca. 1838

Oil on canvas

21 1/8 x 17 7/8 x 1 in. (53.7 x 45.4 x 2.5 cm) framed: 25 3/4 x 22 1/2 x 2 in. (65.4 x 57.2 x 5.1 cm)
Gift of the Associates in Fine Arts
1949.41
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Acquired by Knoedler Gallery, New York, 1945, purchased by current owner Yale University Art Gallery in 1949

Bibliography: 

Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser et al., Thomas Cole’s Journey: Atlantic Crossings, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2018), 49, fig. fig. 27.

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