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Mrs. John Ball Brown (Rebecca Warren)

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Rebecca Warren Brown (1789-1855) was the daughter, wife, sister, niece, and mother of distinguished physicians. Her father, Dr. John Warren, was Boston's leading surgeon, a founder of Harvard Medical School and the younger brother of General Joseph Warren, also a doctor, who had died...

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The artist; to Dr. and Mrs. John Ball Brown, the sitter and her husband; to Buckminster Brown, M.D., Boston, their son; to MFA, 1914, bequest of Buckminster Brown, M.D.

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Bequest of Buckminster Brown, M.D.

about 1826


76.52 x 63.5 cm (30 1/8 x 25 in.)

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Oil on canvas