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Bridge at Ipswich

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In 1898, Theodore Wendel moved to his wife's large family farm in Ipswich, Massachusetts, a rural, seaside town north of Boston. For the next fifteen years, he portrayed this typical New England village with the Impressionist color and broken brush strokes he had learned from Monet at Giverny...

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Lower right: Theo Wendel


About 1932, by descent to the son and daughter-in-law of the artist, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel S. Wendel (1899-1993), Ipswich, Mass.; 1978, consigned by Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Wendel to the Vose Galleries, Boston; 1978, partial purchase and partial gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel S. Wendel to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1978)

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel S. Wendel, Tompkins Collection—Arthur Gordon Tompkins Fund, and Seth K. Sweetser Fund, by exchange

about 1905


61.59 x 76.2 cm (24 1/4 x 30 in.)

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Oil on canvas