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Constance

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Ryder usually limited his work to extremely small panels and canvases, often one foot square or smaller. However, between 1885 and 1896 he began five paintings, including "Constance," of about 29 x 36 inches, a relatively monumental size for him. The artist intended the five works to be...

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Provenance

The artist; Sir William Van Horne, Montreal, before 1905; to Lady Van Horne, Montreal, by 1918; Art Association of Montreal; to MFA, 1945, purchased for $3,000.

Credit Line

A. Shuman Collection—Abraham Shuman Fund

1896

Dimensions

70.8 x 90.49 cm (27 7/8 x 35 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.770

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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