The Muse

A work made of lithograph in black with scraping on stone on ivory wove paper.
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  • A work made of lithograph in black with scraping on stone on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1886

Artist:

Henri Fantin-Latour
French, 1836-1904

About this artwork

Paying homage to the composer, Fantin depicts Richard Wagner seated at a desk in front of an open book with a plume in hand. The figure of a muse bearing a palm leaf, a symbol of divine inspiration and genius, embraces the composer.

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Artist

Henri Fantin-Latour

Title

The Muse

Origin

France

Date

1886

Medium

Lithograph in black with scraping on stone on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

229 × 152 mm (image); 325 × 254 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Charles Deering Collection

Reference Number

1927.2954

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