This object is currently on display in room 302 as part of Underground Modernist: E. McKnight Kauffer. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1916

  • Work on this object began.

2021

2022

  • You found it!

Photograph, Grace and E. McKnight Kauffer

This is a Photograph. It was subject: E. McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1916. Its medium is gelatin silver print. It is a part of the department.

Kauffer arrived in Paris in the fall of 1913 and enrolled at the Académie Moderne. Soon afterward he met Grace Ehrlich, a talented American pianist. The two shared a love of art and music, and together they translated a biography of artist Paul Cézanne from French into English. They married in July 1914, one month before the outbreak of World War I. Unable to afford passage to the United States, they fled to neighboring England.

It is credited Simon Rendall Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W (approx): 17.8 × 12.7 cm (7 × 5 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Underground Modernist: E. McKnight Kauffer.

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