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The Landing of William Penn

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The artist; possibly included in sale of works left in artist's studio at his death, Philadelphia, Feb. 5, 1851, no. 12; Mrs. Edward Collings Knight, Jr., Middletown, R.I.; with S.T. Freeman & Co., Newport, R.I., August 16-20, 1937, no. 958; with the Renaissance Gallery, Philadelphia; with Charles D. Childs, Boston, 1937; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.,; to MFA, 1947, gift of Martha C.(Mrs. Maxim) Karolik.

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Gift of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

about 1850


86.04 x 121.92 cm (33 7/8 x 48 in.)

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Oil on canvas