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Maker(s):Fantin-Latour, Henri; Lemercier & Cie, Paris (printed by)
Culture:French (1836-1904); French (1928-1901)
Title:Spring Night (Nuit de printemps) from Robert Schumann's 'Eichendorff Liederkreis'
Date Made:1883
Place Made:Europe; France; Paris
Measurements:Sheet: 18 1/2 in x 23 1/2 in; 47 cm x 59.7 cm; Image: 14 1/2 in x 19 in; 36.8 cm x 48.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  "R. Schumann" u.l. in plate
Accession Number:  AC 2016.20
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. K. Frank Austen (Class of 1950) and Joycelyn C. Austen
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Label Text:
The Night of Spring was inspired by "Frulingsnacht. Sie ist dein ", of the 12 arrangements for piano by Schumann, according to the poems of Eichendorff, Liederkreis op. 39 (1840).

folklore; music; nudes; nature; night; times of day; trees; moons; mythology

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