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The Pipe of Friendship (The Scouting Party), 1857-1859
William Tylee Ranney

New Jersey
Oil on canvas, Image H: 23 in, Image W: 35.75 in, Frame H: 28.5 in, Frame W: 41.25 in
Gift of Dr. J. Ackerman Coles, 1920  20.1342
Not On View
Primary Title Notes: 1981 Newark Museum Catalogue | stretcher: c.l. inscription
Inscriptions:
recto: l.r. red paint "W. Ranney 1857. & W.S.M. Feb. 1859."; stretcher: c.r. graphite "The Pipe of Friendship"

Labels/Stamps:
backing: u.l. stamp "PAINTING CONSERVATION STUDIO, INC. / DATE 6-81 / TREATMENT WAX RESIN LINED / FINAL VARNISH / ACRYLOID B-72 / PAINTING CONSERVATION STUDIO, INC. / 361 WEST 36TH STREET 2ND FLOOR / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10018"

Provenance: Dr. J. Ackerman Coles, Scotch Plains, New Jersey
Exhibition History:
"Forging an American Identity: The Art of William Ranney" Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, wyoming (May 12 - August 14, 2006); traveled to The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky (September 29, 2006 - January 1, 2007); Amon Carter Museum, of Amnerican Art, Forth Worth, Texas (February 10 - May 13, 2007); and Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (June 23 - August 26, 2007)

Peck School, Morristown, New Jersey (March 1968)

American Federation of Arts, New York,New York (October 1958)

"The Dr. J. Ackerman Coles Collections: Supplementary Exhibition," The Newark Museum Association, Newark Public Library, Newark, New Jersey (November 1920), no. 41.

Keywords: Figures, Landscape, Painting