Franz Klein - Life Mask of Ludwig van Beethoven, after 1812

Copy after Franz Klein (Vienna, 1779 - 1840)

Life Mask of Ludwig van Beethoven, after 1812

Plaster , 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)

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(Vienna, 1779 - 1840)

Object details

Accession number

U1w16

Primary Creator

Franz Klein

Full title

Life Mask of Ludwig van Beethoven

Creation Date

after 1812

Object Case

Musicians Case

Provenance


Possibly acquired by Isabella Stewart Gardner's husband, John L. Gardner, Jr. (1837–1898), from librarian and autograph collector Theodore F. Dwight (1846–1917), March 1893.

Dimensions

20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Display Media

Plaster

Web Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

Permanent Gallery Location

Yellow Room

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 17.

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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.