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Italian Garden

Artist:
Friedrich August von Kaulbach (German, Munich 1850–1920 Ohlstadt bei Murnau)
Date:
1894
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
19 3/8 x 25 3/8 in. (49.2 x 64.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Reisinger Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.148.3
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): FAK [monogram] / April 1894
Josef Stransky, New York (by 1914–16; sold in November 1916 to MMA)
F[ritz]. v[on]. Ostini. Fritz August von Kaulbach: Gesamtwerk. Munich, [1911], pl. 26, as "Garten am Gardasee".

Wilhelm Trübner. Sammlung Stransky: Deutsche Meister des XIX.Jahrhunderts. Munich, 1914, unpaginated, ill.

Frank E. Washburn-Freund. "Die Sammlung Stransky: Ein Vorposten Deutscher Kunst in Amerika." Der Cicerone 8 (1916), pp. 230, 232, 271, fig. 26.

B[ryson]. B[urroughs]. "German Pictures Bought Out of the Reisinger Fund." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 12 (January 1917), pp. 6, 8–9, ill., calls it "Italian Landscape".

Klaus Zimmermanns. Friedrich August von Kaulbach, 1850–1920: Monographie und Werkverzeichnis. Munich, 1980, p. 283, no. 804, ill. p. 197.



There is a similar composition on board with a woman standing in the garden, also dated 1894, in the Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster (Zimmermanns 1980, no. 805).
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