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Mariano Fortuny birthday dinner menu, 1882 June 9

Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903

Painter, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, 24 x 18 cm.

Summary: A handwritten and illustrated menu for a dinner held by a group of traveling American artists in honor of what would have been the 44th birthday of Spanish painter Mariano Fortuny (Fortuny died 8 years prior).

Biographical/Historical Note

Mariano Fortuny was a prominent 19th century painter and influenced the work of many younger artists of the late 19th century studying in Europe.


Provenance unknown, possibly from the papers of Robert Blum.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Item has been digitized and is available on the Archives of American Art's website.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Mariano Fortuny birthday dinner menu, 1882 June 9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.