Winter in Russia

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Alfred von Kowalski-Wierusz (Polish, 1849–1915)
Winter in Russia, before 1885
Oil on canvas
40 1/4 × 30 5/16 in. (102.24 × 77 cm)
Layton Art Collection Inc., Gift of Frederick Layton L1888.15
Photo credit: John R. Glembin
Currently on View

Publication History
Kniskern, Marin. Alfred-Wierusz-Kowalski: Political Struggle and Metaphor. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Hisory Gallery, 2015, note 10, p.35.

Eastberg, John C. and Eric Vogel. Layton’s Legacy: A Historic American Art Collection 1888–2013. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Collection, Inc., 2013, pp. 79, 81, and 456, color illus. p. 81.

O'Brien, Maureen C. In Support of Liberty: European Paintings at the 1883 Pedestal Fund Art Loan Exhibition. Southampton, New York: Parrish Art Museum, 1986, pp. 191–92, cat. 94.

Bisanz, Rudolf M. The René von Schleinitz Collection of the Milwaukee Art Center: Major Schools of German Nineteenth-Century Popular Painting. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Center, 1980, p. 153, cat. 93, b/w illus. p. 153.

Stover, Frances. Interest in Art Has Grown with the Years and Flourishes Today. The Milwaukee Journal, August 8, 1948, p. 23. http://infoweb.newsbank.com/resources/doc/nb/image/v2:1477BBDEA50EB75C@EANX-NB-15A75EBB4DD7262F@2432772-15A654550308B388@106-15A654550308B388@?p=WORLDNEWS. (accessed August 24, 2017).

Layton Art Gallery. Catalogue of the Layton Art Gallery. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Gallery, 1921, p. 26, cat. 33. (as Winter Scene in Russia by Alfred Kowalski von Wierusz)

Hartmann, Sadakichi. Our American Art Museums: The Layton Art Gallery of Milwaukee. Arts & Decoration 5, no. 12 (October 1915): 466.

Pictures for the Public. The Daily Inter Ocean, April 6, 1888, p. 8. http://0-find.galegroup.com.countycat.mcfls.org/ncnp/infomark.do?&source=gale&prodId=NCNP&userGroupName=milw97470&tabID=T003&docPage=article&searchType=AdvancedSearchForm&docId=GT3001268044&type=multipage&contentSet=LTO&version=1.0. (accessed August 24, 2017). (as Winter Scene in Russia)

Layton Art Gallery. The Opening of the Layton Art Gallery. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Gallery, 1888, pp. 35–6 and 52, cat. 63.

American Art Association. Catalogue of Mr. George I. Seney's Collection of Modern Paintings. New York: American Art Association, 1885, no. 96.
Exhibition History
In Support of Liberty: European Paintings at the 1883 Pedastak Fund Art Loan Exhibition, Parrish Art Museum, June 29–September 1, 1986; National Academy of Design, New York, September 18–December 7, 1986.


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