Cathedral Interior by Frederick Mellen, 1833

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Portland painter Frederick Mellen, son of noted jurist Prentiss Mellen, painted this oil on canvas in 1833. Mellen never traveled to Europe, where cathedrals like this might have been found, but he did write poems about Italy when he was in college.

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  • Title: Cathedral Interior by Frederick Mellen, 1833
  • Creator: Frederick Mellen
  • Creation Date: 1833
  • Subject Date: 1833
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 48 cm x 43.5 cm
  • Local Code: A86-818
  • Object Type: Image

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