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Gulf of Spezia

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One of Henry Roderick Newman’s favorite landscapes, besides Florence, was the Gulf of Spezia, on the west coast of Italy halfway between the ports of Genoa and Livorno (Leghorn). Newman painted several views of the bay from the small town of San Terenzo, on the east side of the bay near...

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Inscription

Lower left: H R Newman/1884.

Provenance

By 1890, given by the artist to his wife, Maria Watson Willis Newman (died 1924); 1925, sold by the estate of Maria Newman to the MFA for $1,682.92. (Accession Date: April 2, 1925)

Credit Line

Tompkins Collection—Arthur Gordon Tompkins Fund

1884

Dimensions

145.73 x 202.25 cm (57 3/8 x 79 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.155

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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