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Mary Rebecca Clark

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Inscription

Lower left: M.J. Heade/1857.

Provenance

The artist; to Mrs. Eugene Sturtevant (Mary Rebecca Clark, 1843-1931), the sitter; to John B. Howard, Newport, R.I., 1931, her grandson; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1947; to MFA, 1948, gift of Maxim Karolik.

Credit Line

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

1857

Dimensions

55.88 x 46.35 cm (22 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.426

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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