Market Basket, Hat and Umbrella

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John Frederick Peto (American, 1854–1907)
Market Basket, Hat and Umbrella, after 1890
Oil on canvas
12 × 18 in. (30.48 × 45.72 cm)
Layton Art Collection, Inc., Purchase L1964.5
Photo credit: John R. Glembin
Currently on View

Publication History
Eastberg, John C. and Eric Vogel. Layton’s Legacy: A Historic American Art Collection 1888–2013. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Collection, Inc., 2013, color illus. p. 330.

Barter, Judith A., Annelise K. Madsen, Sarah Kelly Oehler, Ellen E. Roberts, and Judith A. Barter. Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine. 2013, cat. 57, color illus. p. 172.

Rudolph, William Keyse. Refreshed Look for the American Paintings Galleries. Entry posted September 12, 2011. (accessed February 25, 2015).

Milwaukee Art Museum. Building a Masterpiece: Milwaukee Art Museum. New York: Hudson Hill Press, 2001, color illus. p. 109.

Lucie-Smith, Edward. American Realism. London: Thames and Hudson, 1994, color illus. p. 46.

Goldstein, Rosalie, ed. Guide to the Permanent Collection. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1986, p. 111, b/w illus. p. 111.

Schwartz, Sanford. The Rookie. The New Yorker 59, issue 26 (August 15, 1983): 80-87.

Wilmerding, John. Important Information Inside: The Art of John F. Peto and the Idea of Sill-Life Painting in Nineteenth Century America. Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1983, p. 68, cat. 47, illus. p. 70.

The Reality of Appearance: The Trompe l’Oeil Tradition in American Painting. Art News (1970), illus.

Frankenstein, Alfred V. The Reality of Appearance: The Trompe l’Oeil Tradition in American Painting. New York: New York Graphic Society, 1970, cat. 63, illus. p. 103.

Lynes, Russell. The Art-Makers of Nineteenth-Century America. New York: Atheneum, 1970, illus. p. 380.

Frankenstein, Alfred V. After the Hunt: William Harnett and Other American Still Life Painters, 1870-1900. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1969, p. 107, pl. 85.

Gerdts, William H. A Century of American Still Life Painting, 1813-1913, New York: American Federation of Arts, 1966, cat. 38.

Milwaukee Art Center Calendar, January 1965.

The Greater Milwaukee Dental Bulletin 31 (February 1965): b/w illus. cover.

Frankenstein, Alfred. John F. Peto. Northampton, Massachusetts: Smith College Museum of Art, 1950, cat. 34, illus. fig. 18.
Exhibition History
Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture and Cuisine, The Art Institute of Chicago, November 3, 2013–January 20, 2014; Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, February 22–May 18, 2014.

Display in conjunction with premier of film on John F. Peto, Charles A. Wustom Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, Wisconsin, March 19–May 10, 1985.

Important Information Inside: The Art of John F. Peto and the Idea of Still-Life Painting in Nineteenth Century America, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, January 16–May 29, 1983; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, July 15–September 18, 1983.

The Reality of Appearance: The Trompe l’Oeil Tradition in American Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 21–May 3, 1970; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, May 19–July 5, 1970; University Art Museum, Berkeley, and California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, July 15–August 31, 1970; Detroit Institute of Arts, September 15–October 31, 1970.

A Century of American Still Life Painting, 1813–1913, American Federation of Arts, October 1966–October 1967.

John F. Peto, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, March 1–24, 1950; Brooklyn Museum, April 11–May 21, 1950; California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, June 10–July 9, 1950.


This information is subject to change as the result of ongoing research.