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Girl with a Pink Bonnet

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William Babcock was one of the first of a group of mid-nineteenth-century Bostonians to seek an artistic education in France. He studied with the Parisian master Thomas Couture and then moved to Barbizon to work with Jean-Francois Millet. Babcock introduced fellow New Englander William Morris...

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Inscription

Lower left: WP Babcock '65 [WP in monogram]

Provenance

The artist; Miss Emma E. Hisks, Milton, Mass.; to MFA, 1929, gift of Miss Emma E. Hicks.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma E. Hicks

1865

Dimensions

35.24 x 27.3 cm (13 7/8 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.29.48

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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