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Mariano Fortuny birthday dinner menu, 1882 June 9

Catalog Data

Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903  Search this
Fortuny, Mariano  Search this
Anderson, A. A. (Abraham Archibald)  Search this
Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll)  Search this
Blum, Robert Frederick  Search this
Buel, Clarence Clough  Search this
Lungren, Fernand  Search this
Quartley, Arthur  Search this
Vinton, Frederick Porter  Search this
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Physical Description:
1 Item, 24 x 18 cm.
General Note:
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.
Access Note / Rights:
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A handwritten and illustrated 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).
Mariano Fortuny birthday dinner menu, 1882 June 9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Item has been digitized and is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Biography Note:
Mariano Fortuny was a prominent 19th century painter and influenced the work of many younger artists of the late 19th century studying in Europe.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance unknown, possibly from the papers of Robert Blum.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art