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Cotton Plantation

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Lower left: C. Giroux.

Provenance

The artist; with Macy's, New York; with Victor Spark, New York, 1943; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1944; to MFA, 1947, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

1850s

Dimensions

55.56 x 92.07 cm (21 7/8 x 36 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1144

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Americas

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