Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Artist in His Studio
  • Franz Anton Maulbertsch
    1724–1796
    born: Langenargen am Bodensee, Germany ; died: Vienna, Austria
  • Artist in His Studio, circa 1750
  • Where object was made: Austria
  • oil on panel
  • Canvas/Support: 24.2 x 34.3 cm
    Canvas/Support: 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0032
Description
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Figures in an interior. Full-length female figure seated lower left in a white dress. Next to her is an easel with painting of a woman. Center right are two full-length male figures. Figure far right is holding a painter’s palette and pointing at the painting with a stick. He is wearing a red jacket and has gray hair (wig?). The other man is dressed in a pink jacket and has his proper right hand raised, palm out. There is green drapery top left to bottom left.