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The Music Lesson

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Man and woman seated under a vase of flowers; the man has purple clothes and the woman a yellow dress with sprigs of green; both have musical instruments.

Provenance

Mrs. Richard Baker Collection. Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson; 1896, gift of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson, from the collection of Mrs. Richard Baker

about 1759

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

21.8 cm (8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.874

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain