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"The opera of the wind": photograph of a gesso panel 1903
CRE MACKINTOSH, Margaret Macdonald; (English; 1864-1933)
19.0 x 19.4
s.d. bl. (original panel) "MMM / 1903"; inscr. in pencil on verso "No 1 & No 2 should be shown on two full / pages facing each other this / [small sketch to illustrate this] / No 1 / "The Opera of the Winds." / Panel in coloured Gesso in front of piano / by Margaret Macdonald-Mackintosh / (reproduced by permission of [words in this line scored out] / Herr Fritz Warndorfer [words in this line scored out] / Vienna. [words in this line scored out] / To be returned to [words in this line scored out] / 120 Mains Street [words in this line scored out] / Blythswood Square. Glasgow. [words in this line scored out] / Music - room in Vienna"
The panel (Private Collection) was created for the front of the piano for Fritz Waerndorfer's Music Room, in his Vienna town house. The Mackintoshes remodelled, furnished and decorated this room in the early 1900s. See also GLAHA 52894, 52895 and 52934.
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