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The Back Garden
Adolph von Menzel(German, 1815-1905)
“The piece offers a calm oasis from daily life. It presents a relaxed, organizational planting scheme which adds to the garden's serenity. ”
Susan Garmhaus, Volunteer
- Oil on canvas
- 19 x 27 (48.3 x 68.6) Frame: 34 3/4 x 42 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. (88.3 x 108.6 x 10.8 cm)
- European Painting
- Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund and Mr. and Mrs. Allan Shelden III Fund
- Accession No.
- Berlin, Collection Paul Meyerheim, (1842-1915) (n.d.); Berlin, art market, 1950s; Zurich, Thomas Kessler, dealer, 1991, from whom purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts in 1991.
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