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"The Muse of Music"

1978.17 (RS159082)

Description

Allegorical painting showing two women, one standing dressed in a white draped gown and holding a swag of flowers (possibly Flora, not the Muse of Music?); the other woman is seated, wears a red gown and holds a basket. They sit near a stream in a garden, in front of a stone urn and trees.

Details

Maker
Kauffman, Angelica, 1741-1807 (Artist)
Date
1770-1790
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
allegories (document genre)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
Accession Number
1978.17
Credit Line
Gift of Charles D. Childs
GUSN
244504

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