Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR63.5530
People
Franz von Lenbach, German (Schrobenhausen, Germany 1836 - 1904 Munich, Germany)
Title
Tina Joest
Other Titles
Former Title: Portrait of an Elderly Lady
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1899
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/222916
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on composition board
Dimensions
entire composition board: 77.4 x 71.8 cm (30 1/2 x 28 1/4 in.)
visible oval section of board: 76 x 70.2 cm (29 15/16 x 27 5/8 in.)
framed: 98.4 x 92.3 x 6 cm (38 3/4 x 36 5/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: lower right, F. Lenbach / 1899
  • inscription: frame, verso, upper center, stenciled numbers in black or brown ink : 12000139
  • inscription: composition board, verso, upper left, graphite: W.V.Schevill
  • inscription: composition board, verso, center, black chalk or crayon: 2244 [underlined] / 45
  • inscription: composition board, verso, center, white chalk or crayon: 4801 [underlined, also crossed-out with black chalk or crayon] / 45 [?]
Provenance
William Valentine Schevill, bequest; to William E. Schevill, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1963.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of William E. Schevill
Accession Year
1963
Object Number
BR63.5530
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Sonja Mehl, Franz von Lenbach in der Städtischen Galerie im Lenbachhaus München, Prestel Verlag (Munich, Germany, 1980), p. 160 under cat. 319

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990)

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