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Anahita. The Flight of Night

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Provenance

About 1878, the artist; 1879, by descent to the artist's wife, Louisa Dumaresq Perkins Hunt; about 1897, by descent to the artist's daughter, Mabel Hunt (Mrs. Horatio Nelson) Slater, Readville, Mass.; by descent to her children, H. Nelson Slater, Mrs. Esther Slater Kerrigan, and Mrs. Ray Slater Murphy; 1944, gift of H. Nelson Slater, Mrs. Esther Slater Kerrigan, and Mrs. Ray Slater Murphy to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 10, 1944)

Credit Line

Gift of H. Nelson Slater, Mrs. Esther Slater Kerrigan and Mrs. Ray Slater Murphy in memory of their mother Mabel Hunt Slater

about 1878

Dimensions

158.75 x 253.36 cm (62 1/2 x 99 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.48

Medium or Technique

Oil and chalk on canvas

Collections

Americas

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Paintings