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A Day in October, near Waxholm, Sweden

Alfred Wahlberg (Swedish, Stockholm 1834–1906 Tranås)
Oil on canvas
41 x 64 1/2 in. (104.1 x 163.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower left): Alfr. Wahlberg 73
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, New York (1873–d. 1887)
Paris. Salon. 1873, no. 1469 (as "Un jour d'octobre, vue prise à Waxholm [Suède]").

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

Rebecca A. Rabinow. "Catharine Lorillard Wolfe: The First Woman Benefactor of the Metropolitan Museum." Apollo 147 (March 1998), pp. 50, 54 n. 12, remarks that it is one of two that Wolfe commissioned from Wahlberg in 1873 and that both were exhibited at that year's Salon.

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