Hanging Game (Three Songbirds)

Samuel Marsden Brookes, American, 1816 - 1892



Oil on canvas mounted on wooden panel [?]

Sight: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)

Sight: 10 in. (25.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Dr. Frank P. Stetz, in loving memory of David Stewart Hull, Class of 1960.



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, Brookes / 1868 Typed label on reverse: Samuel Marsden Brookes (1816-1892) / Three Songbirds. (1868) / Oil on board, 13 ¾ x 11 (oval) / Weschler's, March 20 [sic], 199 ; inscribed on modern hand-lettered, gilded wood frame label, front of frame: S.M. BROOKS [sic] / HANGING GAME


Adam A. Weschler & Son Auctioneers and Appraisers, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1993; sold to David Stewart Hull, New York, NY, 1993, bequeathed to Frank P. Stetz, New York, 1998; bequeathed to present collection, 2009.

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