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La Blanchisseuse

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In June 1889, Vinton and his wife traveled to Europe for eighteen months, spending part of their sojourn in Grez-sur-Loing, a village on the southeastern edge of the forest of Fontainebleau, about two hours by train from Paris. Artists had been drawn to this rural village by the picturesque...

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Provenance

1890, the artist; 1911, by descent to his wife, Mrs. Frederic Vinton, Boston. About 1913, Alexander Cochrane (1840-1919), Boston; 1913, gift of Alexander Cochrane to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Alexander Cochrane

1890

Dimensions

46.35 x 60.96 cm (18 1/4 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

13.554

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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