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Napoleon's Army Crossing the Alps

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Inscription

Lower right, on rock: Painted by Mrs. Robert Carter, and presented to her/husband, as an expression of her love and duty to him./Troy. February 17/1833.

Provenance

The artist; private collection, Philadelphia; with Newhouse Galleries, New York; with A.F. Mondschein, 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

1833

Dimensions

53.97 x 73.02 cm (21 1/4 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1249

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Americas

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