Delius in his garden

Description

This painting of Frederick Delius in the garden of his home at Grez sur Loing, France, was the work of his wife, the artist Jelka Rosen Delius. Influenced by the aesthetics of Impressionism, the garden was an inspiration for both Jelka in her landscapes and Frederick, who evoked it in the symphonic poem In a Summer Garden (1908).

Full title:
Delius in his garden at Grez sur Loing
Created:
Early 1900s, Grez sur Loing
Format:
Painting
Creator:
Jelka Rosen
Copyright:
© Public Domain
Usage terms

Public domain. Reproduction kindly supplied by the Harrison Sisters' Trust.

Held by
Harrison Sisters Trust

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