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Women artists found Boston to be a particularly supportive environment for their professional activities. Lilian Westcott came to the city from Hartford, Connecticut, with a scholarship to study painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She worked with Edmund Tarbell [09.209]...

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Inscription

Upper left: Lilian Westcott Hale 1910.

Provenance

1911, sold by the artist to Sarah Cabot (Mrs. Andrew) Wheelwright (1835-1917), Boston, through the Copley Gallery; 1917, by descent to her daughter, Mary Cabot Wheelwright (1878-1958), Boston; 1935, gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 3, 1935)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

1910

Dimensions

58.42 x 38.42 cm (23 x 15 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1487

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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