Henry Ford as a Small Child Being Shown a Bird's Nest by his Family, by Irving Bacon, 1936

Summary

Henry Ford, a four-year-old boy in his mother's arms, looks on as his parents show him and his brother, John, a sparrow's nest in a fallen tree. It was Ford's earliest memory, and he had the scene recreated in this painting by favorite artist Irving Bacon.

Henry Ford, a four-year-old boy in his mother's arms, looks on as his parents show him and his brother, John, a sparrow's nest in a fallen tree. It was Ford's earliest memory, and he had the scene recreated in this painting by favorite artist Irving Bacon.

Artifact

Oil painting (Visual work)

Date Made

1936

Subject Date

circa 1866

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

00.28.17

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Oil paint (Paint)
Canvas

Dimensions

Height: 36 in  (Framed)

Width: 46 in  (Framed)

Depth: 2.75 in  (Frame depth)

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