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Bunch of Grapes

Andrew John Henry Way (American, 1826-1888)1870s

The Walters Art Museum
The Walters Art Museum

Way was a Baltimore painter who began his career as a portraitist; but, on the advice of the influential Düsseldorf artist Emanuel Leutze (known for his famous work, "Washington Crossing the Delaware," in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York), he turned to still lifes, specializing in such subjects as bunches of grapes and oysters. In WAM 37.1887 he depicts a bunch of grapes grown at the Walters' family country-house just outside Baltimore.

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  • Title: Bunch of Grapes
  • Creator: Andrew John Henry Way (American, 1826-1888)
  • Date Created: 1870s
  • 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: Andrew John Henry Way (American, 1826-1888)
  • Provenance: Mrs. Jesse M. Goldstein, Philadelphia; given to Walters Art Museum, 1981.
  • Object Type: paintings
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Inscriptions: [Signature] Lower left: AJH Way
  • Exhibitions: Long-term Loan to Mayor's Office. Office of Promotion and the Arts, Baltimore. 2000-2007.
  • Dimensions: H: 20 1/16 x W: 14 1/8 in. (51 x 35.9 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Jesse M. Goldstein, 1981
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.2591

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