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Maine Coast, Winter

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In 1905, Robert Henri, leader of the New York realists called the Ashcan School and an inspirational teacher, encouraged Rockwell Kent to visit Monhegan Island, a rugged land mass 10 miles (16 kilometers) off the Maine coast. Henri had worked one summer on Monhegan, and intuited that Kent,...

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Inscription

Lower left: Rockwell Kent, 1909

Provenance

1909, the artist. John T. Spaulding (1870-1948), Boston; 1948, bequest of John T. Spaulding to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 3, 1948)

Credit Line

Bequest of John T. Spaulding

Copyright

By permission of the Plattsburgh State Art Museum, Plattsburgh College Foundation, Rockwell Kent Gallery and Collection.

1909

Dimensions

96.2 x 113.35 cm (37 7/8 x 44 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.567

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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