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Castine, Maine

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This type of panorama is related to the lithographs of city views that Lane made beginning in the mid-1830s. Castine is at the northern end of Penobscot Bay; Lane's scene looks south, taken from a vantage point above the town. The foreground is populated with figures at work and at leisure, the...

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Inscription

Lower right: F H Lane./1856

Provenance

The artist; probably Jonathan Lane, father of the artist, Gloucester, Mass.; Mrs. Leary Swan, West Roxbury, Mass., by 1938; Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; to MFA, 1964, bequest of Maxim Karolik.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1856

Dimensions

53.66 x 85.09 cm (21 1/8 x 33 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

64.437

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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