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Duck Shooters

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Inscription

Lower center, on boat: W Ranney/49

Provenance

1849, awarded by the American Art Union, New York (no.7861) to A.L. Hatch, Brooklyn, NY. By 1864, E. J. Dreer [1]. Milton Rathbun (d. 1902), Mt. Vernon, New York; by descent to Alan Rathbun, New York. 1946, with John Levy Galleries, New York; 1946, sold by John Levy Galleries to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1948, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1948) [1] "Duck Shooters" was exhibited at the Philadelphia Great Central Fair, 1864, cat. 510, owner E. J. Dreer.

Credit Line

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

Duck Hunters on the Hoboken Marshes

1849

Dimensions

66.04 x 101.92 cm (26 x 40 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.470

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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