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image of Siegfried and the Rhine Maidens Albert Pinkham Ryder (artist)
American, 1847 - 1917
Siegfried and the Rhine Maidens, 1888/1891
oil on canvas
overall: 50.5 x 52 cm (19 7/8 x 20 1/2 in.) framed: 75.3 x 77.2 x 6.4 cm (29 5/8 x 30 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1946.1.1
On View
From the Tour: Homer and Eakins: American Painters in the Late 1800s
Object 1 of 8

1907Caffin, Charles Henry. The Story of American Painting. New York, 1907; 2nd edition, 1937: 216, repro.
1917Sherman, Frederic Fairchild. "Some Paintings by Albert Pinkham Ryder." Art in America 5 (April 1917): 157.
1918Daingerfield, Elliott. "Albert Pinkham Ryder: Artist and Dreamer." Scribner's Magazine 63 (March 1918): 380. repro.
1920Sherman, Frederic Fairchild. Albert Pinkham Ryder. New York, 1920: 56, 62, repro.
1923Cortissoz, Royal. American Artists. New York, 1923: 99-100.
1932Price, F. Newlin. Ryder: A Study of Appreciation. New York, 1932: no. 160.
1932Hartman, Sadakichi. A History of American Art. Boston, 1932: 1:318.
1949Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 146, repro.
1952Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Great Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1952: 178, color repro.
1956Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 13, repro.
1959Goodrich, Lloyd. Albert Pinkham Ryder. New York, 1959: 18, 115, color pl. 62; details, pls. 61, 63, 64.
1959Bouton, Margaret. American Painting in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1959 (Booklet Number One in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 30, color repro.
1960The National Gallery of Art and Its Collections. Foreword by Perry B. Cott and notes by Otto Stelzer. National Gallery of Art, Washington (undated, 1960s): 25.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 286, repro.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:488, color repro.
1970American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 94, repro.
1974Gerdts, William H. The Great American Nude. New York, 1974: 130, fig. 7-5.
1979Johns, Elizabeth. "Ryder: Some Thoughts of His Subject Matter." Arts Magazine 54 (November 1979): 168-169, fig. 4.
1980American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 217, repro.
1980Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: no. 33, color repro.
1981Williams 1981, color repro. 158, detail 180, 182-183.
1983Stebbins, Theodore E., Jr., Carol Troyen, and Trevor J. Fairbrother. A New World: Masterpieces of American Painting 1760-1910. Exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1983: 307-308, pl. 87.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 547, no. 824, color repro.
1988Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 118, no. 36, color repro.
1989Broun, Elizabeth. Albert Pinkham Ryder. Exh. cat. National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C., 1989: 288-290, pl. 86.
1989Homer, William Innes, and Lloyd Goodrich. Albert Pinkham Ryder, Painter of Dreams. New York, 1989: 162, pl. 10.
1990Kelly, Frankin. "George Bellows' Shore House." Studies in the History of Art 37 (1990): repro. no. 18.
1991Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 164, color repro.
1992American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 329, repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 244, repro.
1994Johnson, Diane C. "Siegfried and the Rhine Maidens: Albert Pinkham Ryder's Response to Richard Wagner's G├Âtterdammerung." American Art 8 (Winter 1994): 22-31.
1994Craven, Wayne. American Art: History and Culture. New York, 1994: 364, color fig. 24.21.
1998Torchia, Robert Wilson, with Deborah Chotner and Ellen G. Miles. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part II. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1998: 97-102, color repro.
2011Colbert, Charles. Haunted Visions: Spiritualism and American Art. Philadelphia, 2011: 200-201, fig. 58.

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