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Lower left: M.J. Heade-68.

Provenance

1868, the artist. Brigadier-General Frank Stephen Meighen (1870-1946), Montreal; 1946, with John Nicholson Gallery, New York; 1946, sold by the John Nicholson Gallery to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1947, gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

Spring Shower, Connecticut Valley

1868

Dimensions

50.48 x 102.23 cm (19 7/8 x 40 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1173

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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