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Garden of the Tuileries, Paris

n.d. Minerva J. Chapman Born: Altmar, New York 1858 Died: Palo Alto, California 1947 oil on canvas 12 3/4 x 15 3/8 in. (32.3 x 38.9 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Morse Grant Dial 1971.285 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 11A


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This image shows the Tuileries Garden in Paris. Minerva Chapman painted many scenes of Paris, where she lived for a large part of her life. These paintings, characterized by their unusual viewpoints, melancholy tones and painterly brushstrokes were a departure from her more recognized work as a portrait miniaturist.

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Landscape - France - Paris

Landscape - garden

Monument - statue

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

About Minerva J. Chapman

Born: Altmar, New York 1858 Died: Palo Alto, California 1947

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