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Lost: Souvenir of Auvergne

Artist:
August Friedrich Albrecht Schenck (Danish, Glückstadt 1828–1901 Ecouen)
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
58 x 97 3/4 in. (147.3 x 248.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887
Accession Number:
87.15.61
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower left): Schenck.
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, New York (1873–d. 1887)
Paris. Salon. 1873, no. 1336 (as "Perdus: Souvenir d'Auvergne").

Edward Strahan [Earl Shinn], ed. The Art Treasures of America. Philadelphia, [1880], vol. 1, p. 134.

Montezuma [Montague Marks]. "My Note Book." Art Amateur 16 (May 1887), p. 122.

"The Catherine [sic] Wolfe Collection of Paintings." National Magazine (July–August 1893), p. 180.

Arthur Hoeber. The Treasures of The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York. New York, 1899, ill. p. 103.

Rebecca A. Rabinow. "Catharine Lorillard Wolfe: The First Woman Benefactor of the Metropolitan Museum." Apollo 147 (March 1998), pp. 50, 54 n. 12, notes that Wolfe commissioned it from Schenck in 1873.



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