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William McGregor Paxton first studied art with Dennis Miller Bunker [91.130] at the Cowles Art School in Boston, one of several independent academies that modeled themselves after the educational institutions of Paris. Paxton followed his teacher’s example and continued his training in France...

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Inscription

Lower left: PAXTON/1910

Provenance

1912, sold by the artist to Zoe Oliver Sherman, Boston; 1922, gift of Zoe Oliver Sherman to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1922)

Credit Line

Zoe Oliver Sherman Collection

1910

Dimensions

91.76 x 73.02 cm (36 1/8 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

22.644

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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