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Narcissus on the Campagna

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Lizzie Boott’s nearly two years in Rome, from 1871 to 1873, mark a highlight of her career. Then in her mid-twenties, Boott had been painting and drawing for two decades, as evidenced by the profusion of drawings, watercolors, and illustrations she had made from childhood on. Boott, whose...

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Provenance

About 1872-73, the artist (1846-1888); descended in the Duveneck family to Helen Erica Duveneck (1942-2005); 1993, sold by Helen Erica Duveneck to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 27, 1993)

Credit Line

Robert Jordan Fund

about 1872–73

Dimensions

40.32 x 17.78 cm (15 7/8 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

1993.630

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

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