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The Nativity

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Provenance

The artist, until 1815; to Lord Lyndhurst, his son; with Lyndhurst sale, Christie's, London, March 5, 1864, no. 62; to Colonel Hawkesley; to Canon F. G. Brenchley; with Sotheby's, London, November 17, 1981, as Benjamin West, "The Adoration of the Shepherds," lot 38; with Cyril Humphris, London; to MFA, 1972, purchase.

Credit Line

Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund

about 1776

Dimensions

62.23 x 76.2 cm (24 1/2 x 30 in.)

Accession Number

1972.981

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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