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).