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Italian Peasant Family

Fran ç. Delobbe (French, 1835-1915)

Acquired by Medford Bement Wilson probably by 1930, possibly in Paris{1} by inheritance to his daughter, Mrs. W.H. Stafford, Indianapolis;{2} by inheritance to her daughter, Mrs. John Mead, Indianapolis; by gift to the
Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1955.

{1} Label on back of canvas: "M.B.W.". {2} On tape on verso of painting: "Mrs. WH (illegible)fford." Information on his family's ownership of the painting was obtained from Mr. William J. Mead, Indianapolis, in conversation, 2004.

Object Information

Fran ç. Delobbe (French, 1835-1915)
oil on canvas
24-1/4 x 18-1/2 in.
accession number
credit line
Gift of Mrs. John Mead, Mrs. Edwin A. Blish and Mrs. George W. McKay in memory of their grandfather
Public Domain
European Painting and Sculpture to 1945