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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1957.155
People
Louis Michel Eilshemius, American (North Arlington, NJ 1864 - 1941 New York, NY)
Title
Slender Tree
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1891
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/311455
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on cardboard
Dimensions
40.6 x 30.8 cm (16 x 12 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: Eilshemius- 1919 (1894)
  • inscription: Inscribed on back of frame: This beautiful painting I bought from L. Eilshemius in 1939. [Julius Zirinsky.]
Provenance
The artist, sold; to [Julius Zirinsky, 1939]. James Naumberg Rosenberg, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1957
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. James Naumburg Rosenberg, in memory of Aaron and Nettie Goldsmith Naumburg, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the opening of the Naumburg Wing of the Fogg Art Musem, November 8, 1957
Accession Year
1957
Object Number
1957.155
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Stefan Banz, Louis Michel Eilshemius: Peer of Poet-Painters, JRP Ringer (Zurich, 2015), p. 447, repr.

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