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Fresh Water Cove from Dolliver's Neck, Gloucester

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Lane's early paintings are filled with anecdotal detail and derive from his successful topographical lithographs. In this work, he carefully described rocks, trees, scrub, and coastline and accurately depicted their placement in the landscape. Many of the sites Lane painted in Gloucester allude...

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The artist; Leo Landry, Lynn, Mass.; with Harvey F. Additon, Boston, 1946; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1946; to MFA, 1948, bequest of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik.

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

early 1850s

Place Depicted

Gloucester, Massachusetts, America


61.28 x 91.76 cm (24 1/8 x 36 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas