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Mariano Fortuny birthday dinner menu

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Subject:
Anderson, A. A. (Abraham Archibald)
Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll)
Blum, Robert Frederick
Buel, Clarence Clough
Fortuny, Mariano
Lungren, Fernand Harvey
Quartly, Arthur
Vinton, Frederick Porter
Type:
Writings
Date:
1882 Jun. 9
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Item : 4 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 24 x 18 cm.
Summary:
A menu for a dinner held by a group of traveling American artists in honor of what would have been the 44th birthday of Spanish painter Mariano Fortuny (Fortuny died 8 years prior).
Note in purple ink on top left of cover reads "June 9th 1838" (Fortuny's birthday as according to Robert Blum, one of the organizers of the event). A drawing of a sailor is underneath.
The remainder of the cover reads "Menu of ye 7 painter fellers & one literary cuss on ye good ship Pennland, June 9th, 1882."
Back of menu has a row of signatures in pencil: F.H. Lungren; Robt. Blum; A.A. Anderson; [illegible, possibly Mr. Sevy?]; Carroll Beckwith; Fred P. Vinton; C.C. Buel; Arthur Quartley.
Beneath signatures is a drawing of a palette with the word "Fortuny" on it.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Boat travel
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7398
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