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Mother and Child

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Provenance

The artist; Mrs. Charles Amory (Martha Babcock Greene), Boston; to Mrs. Franklin Dexter (Susan Greene Amory), Boston, her daughter; to Gordon Dexter, Boston, her son; to Mrs. Gordon Dexter, Boston; to Herbert Lawton, Boston, 1942; with James Graham and Sons, New York; to Miss Frances J. Eggleston, Oswego, NY, about 1945; with Vose Galleries, Boston, 1955; to Miss Amelia Peabody, Boston, 1956; to MFA, 1957, gift of Miss Amelia Peabody.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia Peabody

about 1755

Dimensions

127.63 x 101.92 cm (50 1/4 x 40 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.154

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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