Permanent Collection

  • 1890
  • German
  • Height: 55 in.

Polyptych, made with seven panels.  Originally hung in the Tampa Bay Hotel Music Room and was used as a backdrop for the orchestra and musical performances.  Moved into the Museum in 1933 for preservation.

These detail photos show each of the panels in order.

Left panels:
tall, narrow panel with exotic fruits tall, wide panel with cherubs drinking wine, numerous goblets and wine bottles tall, narrow panel with colorful flowers

Center panel:
tall, wide panel with beautiful girl in long dress and cape holding a flower. she stands under an archway covered with greenery, a small child peeks out from behind her and holds an apple

Right panels:
tall, narrow panel with colorful flowers tall, wide panel with cherubs playing instruments and singing. one plays a stringed instrument, another reads from a music book tall, narrow panel with exotic fruits

Accession number: 1998.231.