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A Struggle for Happiness!...

Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874)19th century

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

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  • Title: A Struggle for Happiness!...
  • Creator: Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874)
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810-1874)
  • Provenance: L. Vernon Miller, by inheritance; Kennedy Galleries, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Mr. and Mrs. J. William Middendorf II, New York; Walters Art Museum, 1973, by gift.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: wash on paper
  • Inscriptions: [Transcription] A Struggle for Happiness! Mr. Tom Croesus builds himself a splendid double mansion which brings nothing but vexations and expensesΓÇöIn short he becomes a servant to his servants
  • Exhibitions: Alfred Jacob Miller: Maryland and the West. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; Washington College, Chestertown; Frostburg State University, Frostburg; Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, Rockville. 1988., Private Lives: Nineteenth Century American Genre Drawings. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995., A Baltimore Watchman: An Exhibition of Drawings by Alfred Jacob Miller. Government House, Annapolis. 1996., Alfred Jacob Miller: Watercolors and Drawings. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984., Private Lives: Nineteenth Century American Genre Drawings. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1994.
  • Dimensions: 12 7/8 x 11 5/8 in. (32.7 x 29.6 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. William Middendorf II, 1973
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.2510.21

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