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Medford Marshes

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Lower right: Geo. L. Brown/1862; Reverse, before relining: "Dog Days"/View of the Medford Salt Marshes and Mystic River/Boston & Charlestown & Bunker Hill in the distance/from Nature by Geo L Brown/Medford 1863

Provenance

The artist; with Renaissance Galleries, Philadelphia; with John Levy, New York, 1945; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1945; to MFA, 1947, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik.

Credit Line

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

1862–63

Dimensions

53.97 x 109.22 cm (21 1/4 x 43 in.)

Accession Number

47.1228

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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