A Darwinian Prehistoric Social Party (The Un-Evolved Club Man of the Period)

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Paul Friedrich Meyerheim (German, 1842–1915)
A Darwinian Prehistoric Social Party (The Un-Evolved Club Man of the Period), 1865
Oil on canvas
21 1/8 × 45 in. (53.66 × 114.3 cm)
Layton Art Collection, Inc., Purchase L148
Photo credit: P. Richard Eells
Currently on View

Publication History
Sawinski, Catherine. Out of the Vault—A Selection from Mr. Layton’s Gallery. Entry posted May 21, 2013. httphttp://blog.mam.org/2013/05/21/out-of-the-vault-a-selection-from-mr-laytons-gallery/ (accessed May 21, 2013).

Bisanz, Rudolf M. The René von Schleinitz Collection of the Milwaukee Art Center: Major Schools of German Nineteenth-Century Popular Painting. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Center, 1980, p. 184, cat. 126, b/w illus. p. 184.

Milwaukee Art Center. Mirrors of the 19th Century Taste: Academic Painting. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Center, 1974, cat. 63.

Boetticher, Friedrich von. Malerwerke des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts: Beitrag zur Kunstgeschichte. Vol. 2. Dresden: Boetticher, 1898, p. 48, no. 9.

Lepkes Berliner Kunst-Auction, 1866 [auction catalogue]. Berlin: Lepkes Berliner Kunst-Auction, 1866, illus. Z?.
Exhibition History
Mirrors of 19th Century Taste: Academic Painting, Milwaukee Art Center, July 14–August 25, 1974.

Old South Side Branch of the Milwaukee Public Library, 5th and Madison, 1922-34.


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