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Reverse: W. Allston pinxt. 1804

Provenance

1804, the artist; 1828, Jonathan Mason (1756-1831), Boston; 1831, by descent to his wife, Susannah Powell Mason (1761-1836); 1836, by descent to their son, William Powell Mason (1791-1867), Boston; 1867, by descent to his son, William Powell Mason (1835-1901); 1901, by descent to his daughter, Miss Fanny P. Mason (about 1865-about 1949), Boston; 1945, sold by Fanny P. Mason to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1947, gift of Mrs. Maxim (Martha C.) Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)

Credit Line

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

1804

Dimensions

96.84 x 130.17 cm (38 1/8 x 51 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1241

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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