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Irish Girl (Mary O'Donnel)

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Robert Henri spent most summers travelling in both Europe and America looking for interesting individuals to paint, those whom he called, "my people." Henri wrote, "My people may be old or young, rich or poor, I may speak their language or I may communicate with them only by gestures. But...

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Inscription

Lower right: Robert Henri

Provenance

The artist; John T. Spaulding, Boston, about 1921; to MFA, 1948, gift of John T. Spaulding.

Credit Line

Bequest of John T. Spaulding

1913

Dimensions

61.28 x 51.43 cm (24 1/8 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.562

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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