A Friendly Encounter

c. 1925

Object

Artist

E. Martin Hennings, American, 1886-1956
Born: New Jersey
Work Locations: Taos, NM

Country

Object Info

Object: painting
Not currently on view
Object ID: 2014.28

Medium/Technique

Oil paint on canvas

Credit

The Roath Collection by exchange; William Sr and Dorothy Harmsen Collection by exchange; funds from Henry Roath, Lanny and Sharon Martin, 2013 Collectors’ Choice, and The Second Decade Fund (as of 1/16/14)

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Dimensions

frame height: 49 1/2 in, 125.7300 cm; frame width: 54 7/16 in, 138.2713 cm; frame depth: 2 in, 5.0800 cm; canvas height: 45 3/8 in, 115.2525 cm; canvas width: 50 5/16 in, 127.7938 cm

Department

Petrie Institute of Western American Art

Collection

Institute of Western American Art

Caption

E. Martin Hennings, A Friendly Encounter, about 1925. Oil paint on canvas; 45 3/8 x 50 5/16 in.
Denver Art Museum: The Roath Collection by exchange; William Sr. and Dorothy Harmsen Collection by exchange; funds from Henry Roath, Lanny and Sharon Martin, 2013 Collectors’ Choice, and The Second Decade Fund, 2014.28

© [date of image use] E. Martin Hennings

Exhibition History

  • "Winter Exhibition"—National Academy of Design, New York, 11/12/1929 - 12/1/1929, no. 274.
  • "Twelfth Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Painting"—Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1930-1931
  • "Picturesque Images from Taos and Santa Fe"—Denver Art Museum, 1/12/1974 - 3/17/1974
  • "The Taos Society of Artists, Southwestern American Art: Selections from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. George Peck"—Vero Beach Museum of Art, 11/19/2004 - 2/20/2005
  • "A Place in the Sun: The Southwest Paintings of Walter Ufer and E. Martin Hennings"—Philbrook Museum of Art, 5/29/2016 - 8/28/2016