Ernest Meissonier / On a Terrace / 1867Ernest Meissonier
On a Terrace

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Creator Name: Meissonier, Ernest
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1815 - 1891
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Ernest Meissonier
Title: On a Terrace
Title Type: Primary
Title: Sur un belvédère
Title Type: Foreign
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1867
Creation End Date: 1867
Creation Date: 1867
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on wood
Dimensions: Unframed: 27.7cm x 18cm
Inscriptions: Signed lower right: "EMeissonier 1867 [EM in monogram]
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1986.68
Credit Line: Bequest of Clara Louise Gehring Bickford
Context: Meissonier was fascinated by elaborate and colorful military costumes. His love of French history is apparent in this painting, in which a 17th-century guard looks out from a balcony.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1986.68
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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