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Apples in a Tin Pail

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Fruit continued to be a frequent theme of still life paintings throughout the nineteenth century, despite the growing popularity of floral paintings. De Scott Evans, Joseph Decker, John McCloskey, and Levi Wells Prentice all painted fruit in a hard-edged or trompe l'oeil style during the last...

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Inscription

Lower right: L.W. Prentice./1892.

Provenance

The artist; with Paul Magriel, New York; Mrs. Norman B. Woolworth, Winthrop, Maine, by 1970; with Coe Kerr Gallery, New York; to MFA, 1978, purchase.

Credit Line

The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund

1892

Dimensions

41.27 x 33.65 cm (16 1/4 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.468

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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