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, NewsBank America’s Newspapers, 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, Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers, (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.