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The Bride of Savoy
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The Bride of Savoy


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Mayer, a Baltimore painter, trained with the local artists Ernst Fischer and Alfred Jacob Miller before moving to Paris in 1864-69 to enroll in the studio of Charles Gleyre, the academic master who included among his pupils the impressionists Monet, Sisley, Bazille, and Renoir. Otherwise, he spent most of his career in Baltimore, where he became noted for his paintings of scenes set in Colonial times. In this painting, he has depicted the wedding of a young woman named Angelique, whom he met while abroad.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/21/1976Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • The Walters' American Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2005-2006.
Provenance Glenn C. Wilhide [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1974, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1974

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Period
19th century
Medium
oil on canvas
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.2515
Measurements
H: 17 11/16 x W: 15 1/8 in. (45 x 38.4 cm); H with frame: 27 1/4 x W: 24 1/2 x D: 3 3/4 in. (69.2 x 62.2 x 9.5 cm)
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