Nov 11, 2010
Nov 11, 2010

The Umbrian Valley, Italy

The Umbrian Valley, Italy


Frederick Gottwald

(American, 1860–1941)

Oil on canvas

Unframed: 72.8 x 60.4 cm (28 11/16 x 23 3/4 in.)

Gift of Mrs. John Huntington 1915.88



Munich-trained Gottwald taught for more than four decades at the Cleveland School (now Institute) of Art, and was the most influential figure in the city’s burgeoning artistic development. During the years leading up to World War I, he spent summers in Italy, where he created this work, the first painting by a living artist acquired by the museum.

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