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The Music Lesson
  • William Alexander Griffith
    born: Lawrence, Kansas, United States ; died: Laguna Beach, California, United States
  • The Music Lesson, 1892
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil, canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 104.1 x 147.4 cm
    Canvas/Support: 41 x 58 1/16 in
  • Bequest of Lucinda Griffith Burrows
  • Not on display
  • 1995.0039
Label Text

A young man and woman sit by a window, playing from the same music stand. The woman plays a guitar and the man plays what appears to be a mandolin. He is sitting in a wicker chair while she sits in a wooden chair.