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Painter:
Blum, Robert Frederick 1857-1903  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
National Academy of Design 1083 Fifth Avenue New York New York 10128
Date:
1891
Notes:
Owner, 1971: Registration Records.
"Robert F. Blum, 1857-1903; a retrospective exhibition," Cincinnati, OH: Cincinnati Art Museum, 1966.
Dearinger, David B., ed., "Paintings and Sculpture in the Collection of the National Academy of Design, Volume I, 1826-1925," New York, NY: Hudson Hills Press, (National Academy of Design), 2004, pg. 51.
"Survey of American Paintings," Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Institute, Department of Fine Arts, 1940, no. 132.
Summary:
An unfinished study depicting a Japanese street corner where a disabled beggar priest stands leaning against a wall with the help of a cane. On the wall above his head is an elaborate panel depicting birds. On the ground to the left is a seated beggar who looks up toward the priest.
Topic:
Study  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Beggar  Search this
Occupation--Religion--Clergy  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Dress--Ethnic--Japanese Dress  Search this
Cityscape--Japan  Search this
Cityscape--Street  Search this
Control number:
IAP 36270072
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_43723