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The Ambassador from Tunis with His Attendants as He Appeared in England in 1781

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Inscription

Lower right: B. West 1781

Provenance

The artist; "Pictures by West sold by George Robins," London, May 22, 23, and 25, lot 115; Colonal D'Arcy, 1829; (?) Sortais, Paris, 1896; with Rene Brimo, Paris, by 1938; with Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1955; to MFA, 1955, purchased for $3,000.

Credit Line

A. Shuman Collection—Abraham Shuman Fund

1781

Dimensions

71.44 x 91.76 cm (28 1/8 x 36 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.932

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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