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Ann Tyng (Mrs. Thomas Smelt)

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Inscription

Lower left: J:S: Copley pinx 1756

Provenance

1756, the Tyng family; by descent to Elizabeth Ross (Mrs. William) Tyng, Gorham, Me.; by descent to her niece and adopted daughter, Elizabeth Heddle (Mrs. Timothy) Hilliard (1773-1837); 1837, by descent to her son, William Tyng Hilliard (1806-1881); 1881, by descent to his daughter, Mrs. H. S. Harlow; before 1915, by descent to her daughter, Mabel Harlow, Boston. About 1916, Hannah Marcy Edwards and Grace M. Edwards (died 1938), Boston; 1939, bequest of Grace M. Edwards to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1939)

Credit Line

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection

1756

Dimensions

127.32 x 102.55 cm (50 1/8 x 40 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

39.646

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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