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Baron Alexander von Humboldt

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Inscription

Lower right: M. Wight Pt./Berlin/1852; Reverse: Portrait of Baron Alex. Von Humboldt/painted in his 82nd year/M. Wight/Berlin Feb. 1852

Provenance

The artist; to MFA, 1896, bequest of Moses Wight.

Credit Line

Bequest of Moses Wight

1852

Dimensions

70.8 x 60.64 cm (27 7/8 x 23 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.47

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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