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Monte Pellegrino at Palermo, Italy

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As an aspiring young artist, George Loring Brown visited the island of Sicily for the first time in 1841, possibly as part of a study group of artists from Florence. Fifteen years later, during the summer of 1856, the artist embarked on a three-month long summer trip outside of Rome. He wrote...

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Inscription

Lower right: G L Brown/Palermo; Reverse, before relining: Monte Pellegrino at Palermo, painted from Nature, by G.L. Brown, Sep 1856

Provenance

The artist; Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1960; to MFA, 1962, gift of Maxim Karolik.

Credit Line

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

1856

Dimensions

48.89 x 81.28 cm (19 1/4 x 32 in.)

Accession Number

62.263

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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