Family Portrait

Accession Number
1960/2.82

Title
Family Portrait

Artist(s)
Wilhelm von Kaulbach

Artist Nationality
German (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1834

Medium & Support
graphite on off-white wove paper

Dimensions
25 1/16 in. x 19 11/16 in. ( 63.7 cm x 50 cm )

Subject matter
This is a family grouping posed for a portrait.

Physical Description
This is a fine line drawing in pencil on white paper that shows a group of four figures of various ages. One is seated and the others are gathered around her chair, looking out at the viewer. They are dressed in early 19th c. European clothing. The central figure is a mature woman who embraces a young girl at her side. There is a boy and young woman standing behind her.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Primary Object Type
portrait

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
Family
families (kinship groups)
seated
sitting
standing

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(Part of: W20 - German 416 - Möbel in der Kunst)

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