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Description Baltimore artist, Alfred Jacob Miller was a prolific sketcher. He filled many journals with drawings and captions from the time he was studying in Paris and Rome (1833) until the 1870's. In 1969 a collection of 100 of these sketches was generously donated to the Walters Art Museum by J. William Middendorf II. The interests of Miller are clearly reflected in these sketches: the theater, childhood memories, Baltimore scenery, and witty scenes of characters. (See The Walters Art Gallery Bulletin, April, 1969, Vol. 21, No. 7, Pages 3-4).
Exhibitions
  • Alfred Jacob Miller: Maryland and the West. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; Washington College, Chestertown; Frostburg State University, Frostburg; Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, Rockville. 1988.
  • Recollections of a Baltimore Artist: Sketches by Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874). The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2004.
Provenance L. Vernon Miller, by inheritance; Kennedy Galleries, New York; Mr. and Mrs. J. William Middendorf II, New York; given to Walters Art Museum, 1977.
Inscriptions [Number] On back at lower edge: 98
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. William Middendorf II, 1977

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Period
19th century
Medium
wash on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.2553.2
Measurements
H: 8 5/8 × W: 6 1/4 in. (21.9 × 15.9 cm)
Geographies
  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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