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Alfred Henry Maurer and his bungalow at Shady Brook, ca. 1925

Alfred Henry Maurer and his bungalow at Shady Brook, ca. 1925

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Title: Alfred Henry Maurer and his bungalow at Shady Brook

Date: ca. 1925

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 20 x 12 cm.

Description: Title and date from penciled note on back of photo (gives date as "mid-1920s").

Taped to back of photo is a typewritten label which gives a brief bio of Maurer: Son of the painter Louis Maurer, Alfred broke away from the academicism of his father's generation and joined other young Americans in learning lessons in Paris from Les Fauves. An unhappy man all his life, he committed suicide at age 64.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Bertha Schaefer papers and gallery records, 1909-1975, bulk, 1940-1965

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Alfred Henry Maurer and his bungalow at Shady Brook, ca. 1925 / unidentified photographer. Bertha Schaefer papers and gallery records, 1909-1975, bulk, 1940-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 13882