Marks or inscriptions: Signed on top board of lower case: "Emile'; inscribed, on underside of top board on lower case "Mr. Tr---ing'; printed label on proper left interior drawer bottom reads: "A. ROUX / Cabinetmaker / 481 Broadway / New York"
238 × 204.5 × 58.4 cm (93 3/4 × 80 1/2 × 23 in.)
Restricted gift of the Antiquarian Society
Extended information about this artwork
Judith A. Barter et al., American Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: From Colonial Times to World War I (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998), 185–188, no. 85.
Judith A. Barter, “True to the Senses and False in Its Essence: Still–Life and Trompe l’Oeil Painting in Victorian America,” Museum Studies 31, 1 (Art Institute of Chicago, 2005) p. 38 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine, Nov 10, 2013–Jan 27, 2014; traveled to Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Feb 22–May 18, 2014, cat. 86 (Chicago only).
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