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Window

Artist:
Anton Dieffenbach (German, Wiesbaden 1831–1904 Hohwald)
Date:
1856
Medium:
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas
Dimensions:
14 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. (36.5 x 25.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gifts of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Zadok and William Schaus and Bequest of Mary Jane Dastich, by exchange, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.279
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed: (lower left) A. Dieffenbach / 1856; (upper left): I[?] I[?], [...]: Sep. 56
private collection, Bordeaux (probably from early 20th century; sold to art dealer, Paris); [art dealer, Paris, until 2010; sold to La Tâche]; [La Tâche Fine Art (David Lachenmann), Vaduz, 2010; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Rooms with a View: The Open Window in the 19th Century," April 5–July 4, 2011, no. 19 (as "Window in Sunlight").

Sabine Rewald. Rooms with a View: The Open Window in the 19th Century. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, pp. 64–65, 137, no. 19, ill. (color).



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