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The Fence on the Hill

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William Sidney Mount was America's first major genre painter [see "Rustic Dance after a Sleigh Ride," 48.458, an early effort, and "The Bone Player," 48.461, a mature work]. He is less well known for his landscape paintings, rarely producing large scale works, but frequently sketching...

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Provenance

The artist; with Harry Stone, New York, 1942; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1944; to MFA, 1948, bequest of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik.

Credit Line

Bequest of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815-1865

1850s

Dimensions

20.32 x 33.34 cm (8 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.460

Medium or Technique

Oil on paper mounted on paperboard

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