Reutlinger Family - Nellie Melba, about 1899

Reutlinger Family (active Paris, 1850 - early 20th century)

Nellie Melba, about 1899

Albumen print, 20.64 x 13.34 cm (8 1/8 x 5 1/4 in.) overall

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Object details

Accession number

P1w31

Object Case

Musicians Case

Provenance

Probably a gift from the singer Nellie Melba (1861-1931) to Isabella Stewart Gardner in 1899.

Marks

Signed and dated in ink (lower edge): 1899 Nellie Melba
Printed in ink (bottom left): Reutlinger / Paris
Printed in ink (verso): Reutlinger / 21, Boulevard Montmartre / Paris
Printed in ink (verso): Dernieres Recompenses [most recent awards] / 1894...


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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.