"The Muse of Music"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-244504

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

Descriptive Terms

oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
allegories (document genre)
Painting

Maker

Kauffman, Angelica, 1741-1807 (Artist)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles D. Childs

Accession Number

1978.17