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Brother and Sister: Charles Sumner Bird and His Sister Edith Bird (Mrs. Robert Bass)

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Cecilia Beaux was renowned for her elegant depictions of America's elite, and along with John Singer Sargent she was acclaimed as one of the most brilliant portraitists of her generation. Beaux was first trained in Philadelphia and later in Paris. While most of her compatriots spent some time in...

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Inscription

Lower left: Cecilia Beaux.

Provenance

The artist; Mrs. Charles Sumner Bird, by 1908; to MFA, 1981, gift of Mrs. Charles Sumner Bird.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Sumner Bird (Julia Appleton Bird)

Charles Sumner Bird and His Sister Edith Bird Bass

1907

Dimensions

240.35 x 135.89 cm (94 5/8 x 53 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1981.720

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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