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The Babbling Brook

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Inscription

Lower right, on rock: A B Durand/1851

Provenance

1851, the artist. Private collection, Hannacroix, New York. 1945, with John Nicholson, New York; 1945, with Charles D. Childs, Boston; 1945, sold by Charles D. Childs to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1947, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)

Credit Line

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

1851

Dimensions

82.55 x 107.95 cm (32 1/2 x 42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.1234

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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