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Italian Peasant Family

Fran ç. Delobbe (French, 1835-1915)

Acquired by Medford Bement Wilson probably by 1930, possibly in Paris, France {1} by inheritance to his daughter, Mrs. W.H. Stafford, Indianapolis, Indiana; {2} by inheritance to her daughter, Mrs. John Mead, Indianapolis; given to the John Herron Art Institute, now 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 1800-1945

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